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Bloomberg: State Dept to Clear UAE’s $220M Buy of General Atomics’ Predator XP

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The State Department plans to approve a proposed $220 million direct sale of General Atomics-built Predator XP surveillance drones and related equipment to the United Arab Emirates, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Anthony Capaccio writes that this will be the first sale of unmanned aircraft to a non-NATO member if the deal moves forward. The report ...

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State Dept Approves Potential $450M Sale of Black Hawk Helicopters to Slovakia

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The State Department has approved a potential $450 million foreign military sale of Sikorsky‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related General Electric parts and equipment to the Slovakian government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday that the potential deal will support the NATO ally’s homeland defense, counterterrorism, border security and humanitarian programs. The future ...

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Nine Firms to Vie for State Dept’s Architecture, Engineering IDIQ

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The State Department has released a shortlist of companies that seek to provide architecture and engineering services for U.S. operations worldwide. The nine companies will proceed to the evaluations stage after they submit additional information to the department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, the State Department said Monday. Up to five contractors will be selected ...

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State Dept. OKs Proposed Iraq Purchase of Lockheed C-130E/J Sustainment Package


The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to purchase equipment, parts and associated training, logistics and sustainment services for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) C-130E/J aircraft under a potential five-year, $800 million contract. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that the proposed foreign military sale includes maintenance, documentation, spare and repair parts, ...

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State Dept Approves $188M F-16 Sustainment Services Sale to Greece


Greece has placed an order for F-16 aircraft sustainment and related services by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) through a $188 million foreign military sale agreement with the State Department. The NATO ally requested for electronic combat security assistance, engine management, technical coordination, structural integrity, hardware and software support, repair, logistics and engineering support services, ...

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State Dept Clears $1.6B Boeing C-17 Sales Deal for Australia


Australia plans to acquire Boeing (NYSE: BA) C-17 military cargo aircraft and associated parts and services under a $1.6 billion foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. government. The U.S. State Department has approved the Australian government’s request to procure up to four Boeing Globemaster III planes and various aircraft ...

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State Dept OKs Iraq’s $700M in Requests for BAE Weapons, General Dynamics Vehicle Parts

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The State Department has approved a potential sale to Iraq of $97 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems built by BAE Systems and $600 million in vehicle parts made by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the proposed sale of 2,000 APKWS includes spare and repair parts, documentation, personnel training and associated ...

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State Dept OKs $1.4B PAC-3 Missile Sale to South Korea


The State Department has approved a $1.405 billion foreign military sale of Patriot Advanced Capability missiles and components to South Korea. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business are the primary contractors for the sale, the State Department said Wednesday. South Korea has ordered 136 PAC-3 missiles with containers, flight ...

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State Dept OKs $600M General Dynamics-Made Tank Ammo Sale to Iraq


Iraq has requested to procure General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) M1A1 Abrams tank weapons through a potential $600 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The State Department approved Iraq’s planned acquisition of 46,000 high-explosive anti-tank munitions and kinetic energy warheads for its Abrams battle tanks fleet, the Defense ...

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State Dept OKs US’ $500M Lockheed P-3B Aircraft Overhaul Agreement With Greece

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Greece has agreed to purchase $500 million in overhaul and upgrade services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement, which Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. is the prime contractor for. The deal covers work to modify two Lockheed P-3B aircraft and upgrade five P-3B aircraft, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday. Greece’s ...

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