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State Dept Clears $2B in Saudi MH-60R Helicopter, Turkey Phalanx Gun System Sales

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The State Department has approved approximately $2.2 billion in requests from Saudi Arabia and Turkey to purchase military equipment from the U.S. under foreign military sales agreements. Saudi Arabia has asked the U.S. for $1.9 billion in MH-60R multimission helicopters, equipment and logistics services in a transaction that sees Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin ...

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State Dept OKs $2B Bomb Guidance Kit Sale to Israel

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The State Department has cleared a potential $1.879 billion foreign military sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits and related equipment, parts and logistics services to Israel. Israel ordered 14,500 KMU-556C/B JDAM kits with GBU-39, BLU-113 and Mk-80 series bombs, Hellfire and Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air ...

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State Dept OKs $199M Boeing Harpoon Missile Sale to Japan

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Japan has placed an order for Boeing (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles under a $199 million foreign military sale approved by the State Department. The proposed contract covers the procurement of 48 Harpoons, containers, equipment, spare and repair parts, technical documentation and logistics and training services, the Defense ...

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State Dept Clears $345M Norway Sidewinder Missile Sale

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The State Department has approved Norway’s request to purchase $345 million in AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder missiles and related components from the U.S. through a foreign military sales transaction. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday Norway plans to use the missiles to modernize its armed forces, build up its mutual defense ...

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State Dept Clears US’ $130M Lockheed F-16 Upgrade Deal with Singapore

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will modernize Singapore’s F-16 Block 52 aircraft fleet after the State Department approved a potential $130 million foreign military sales agreement. The proposed FMS deal covers overhaul work on 60 F-16C/D/D+ planes and associated technology such joint helmet-mounted cueing systems, friend or foe devices, global positioning and inertial ...

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State Dept Selects 6 on Overseas Facility Design, Engineering IDIQ

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Six companies have secured final spots on a contract of an undisclosed value to support the State Department‘s architecture and engineering projects across the globe. The agency said Wednesday contractors will work with its Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations to plan, build and renovate U.S. mission facilities globally. A total ...

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Requests for $1.8B in F-16, Hobart Destroyer Services

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The State Department has approved $1.775 billion in foreign military sales requests from Australia for equipment and services in sustainment and logistics to support that country’s Super Hornet and Growler jets and Hobart-class destroyers. Australia asked the U.S. for $1.5 billion in parts and services on 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet and 12 EA-18G Growler planes under one agreement, the ...

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Michael Petrucelli Takes EVP, GM Role at FCi Federal; Sharon Virts Comments

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Michael Petrucelli, a former acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, has assumed the role of general manager and executive vice president of citizenship, immigration and international travel at FCi Federal. FCi Federal said Tuesday he joins the company from software provider Clearpath Immigration, where he served as president and CEO. Ashburn, ...

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India Orders Support Systems for Lockheed-Built C-130J Aircraft

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The State Department has approved India’s request to procure support services for the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built C-130J Super Hercules aircraft under a $96 million foreign military sale agreement. India orders AN/ALE-47 countermeasures dispensing systems, spare AN/ALR-56M radar warning receivers, flare cartridges, spare and repair parts, configuration updates and test ...

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Ellen Tauscher Elected to BAE’s US Board; Roberth Fitch, Linda Hudson, Kenneth Minihan End Terms

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Ellen Tauscher, a former congressinoal representative and a financial sector veteran, has joined the board of directors of BAE Systems Inc. — the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary. She begins her three-year term at the company on Friday, BAE said Thursday. “Her insight and advice on the many important issues confronting the defense industry ...

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