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Report: Israel to Place 2nd Lockheed F-35 Order


Israel will order 25 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighters in addition to the 19 jets the nation committed to buy in 2010 from the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes the government of Israel ordered a first set of Lockheed-built conventional takeoff and landing fighters four ...

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McKinsey’s Kito de Boer to Head Palestine Private-Sector Investments for ‘Middle East Quartet’

Kito de Boer, a director at McKinsey & Co., will oversee private-sector investment initiatives in Palestine for a group known as the “Middle East Quartet,” the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. De Boer has worked at McKinsey since 1985 and has been based in Dubai since 1999, the Journal reports. He has advised European, Middle ...

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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed Opens Israeli Office to Help Back Military’s Southern Strategy

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Shelly Gotman, managing director of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global solutions unit for Israel, will oversee the company’s newly-opened office in Be’er Sheva. “The opening of our Lockheed Martin office here in Be’er Sheva is a demonstration of our commitment to supporting the Israeli Defense Force’s ‘Move to the ...

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State-Owned Israel Military Industries Open to Privitization Bids; Moshe Ya’alon Comments

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Israel officials plan to sell state-owned Israel Military Industries after ministers agreed on a privatization plan for the defense company, Defense News reported Wednesday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes that the Israeli government will make the $650 million company available to domestic and international companies that will need to form an Israeli management team ...

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Pentagon Wants Israel to Have Ospreys By 2015


The Defense Department has prioritized a foreign military sales order from Israel for six Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter-built V-22 Ospreys ahead of the U.S. Marine Corps, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Israel’s formal request for modified versions of the tilt-rotor aircraft came this week following Defense ...

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Lockheed Delivers C-130J to Israel and 3rd F-35 to the U.K.; George Shultz Comments


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the first of three C-130J super Hercules’ for Israel’s Air Force under a U.S. foreign military sales agreement, the company said Wednesday. The delivery occurred at a Wednesday ceremony at Lockheed’s facility in Marietta, Ga. The airlifter will now undergo modifications to include Israel-made systems. ...

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