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State Dept OKs $195M Follow-On C-17 Sustainment Support Deal for Canada

The State Department has approved a potential follow-on $195 million foreign military sale of sustainment support services to Canada’s fleet of C-17 military cargo aircraft. Canada requested aircraft maintenance, logistics, in-country field services, alternate mission, training and support equipment, software, spares, personnel training and engineering support for five C-17 planes, the Defense Security Cooperation …

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State Dept OKs $296M Humvee, Rifle Sale to Iraq

The State Department has given Iraq the go-ahead to purchase High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, rifles and other military equipment for the Middle Eastern country’s two Peshmerga infantry brigades and two artillery battalions under a potential $295.6 million foreign military sales agreement. The government of Iraq asked to buy up-armored M1151 Humvees, …

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State Dept Approves $1B Trainer Aircraft Logistics Support Deal With Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to procure pilot and maintenance training, base support and contractor logistical support for C-172, C-208 and T-6 trainer aircraft under a potential $1.06 billion foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested contractor aircraft modification services, repair and spare parts, publications, aircraft ferry, miscellaneous parts, training base operation and base …

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State Dept OKs $319M Air Base Facility Construction Support Deal With Kuwait

The State Department has cleared Kuwait’s request to procure construction services in support of the establishment of various facilities at the country’s Al Mubarak air base under a potential $319 million foreign military sales agreement. Kuwait requested engineering, design, infrastructure assessment, contract administration, project management, surveys, acquisition and other technical services in support …

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Norway Agency OKs Purchase of 5 Boeing-Made Poseidon Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Norway’s defense procurement agency has signed a deal for the procurement of five Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon to support military maritime surveillance operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The agency said Friday the country also plans to buy associated sensors, monitoring and support systems as well …

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Octo Consulting Names Tom Lee National Security Business SVP; Mehul Sanghani Comments

Tom Lee, former vice president of national security at Acuity, has joined digital services provider Octo Consulting Group as senior vice president of the national security business unit. Octo said Monday Lee will oversee the company’s business development efforts and information technology programs for national security customers such as FBI and the …

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Jill Singer, National Security VP at AT&T Public Sector Unit, Selected for 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 21, 2017 — Jill Singer, vice president of national security at AT&T‘s global public sector business, has been chosen for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for her leadership in the federal telecommunications sector. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected …

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State Dept Clears $150M Hellfire II Missile Sale to UK

The State Department has approved the U.K.’s request to purchase AGM-114-R1/R2 Hellfire II Semi-Active Laser missiles from the U.S. government under a potential $150 million foreign military sales agreement. The U.K. government asked to buy 1,000 Hellfire II missiles, logistics assistance and related program services in order to provide close air support to coalition …

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Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17, 2017: A Busy Week For the Trump Administration, GSA Successes & More

Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been a busy week for the Trump administration, with further federal budget alterations, official appointments and executive orders. The changes implemented by President Trump and his administration …

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February 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hold Lower Ahead of Trump Address

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and U.S. stocks fell Tuesday at their worst one-day declines over the past month as investors looked ahead to President Donald Trump’s speech before a joint session of Congress at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time for further clues on his economic agenda that has included promises of tax cuts, deregulation …

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