State Department OKs $2.5B Ambush-Protected Vehicles Sale to UAE

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The State Department has approved a foreign military sale of mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles and related support services totaling $2.5 billion to the United Arab Emirates. The UAE government wants to purchase modified MRAP vehicles, MaxxPro LWB chassis, Expedient Armor Program capsules without armor, MRAP recovery vehicles, Caiman multiterrain vehicles without armor and MRAP all-terrain...

State Dept OKs Poland’s $500M Buy of Lockheed Missiles, F-16 Flight Plan Updates

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Poland has asked to buy at least 40 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and F-16 operational flight plan support services from the U.S. under a potential $500 million foreign military sale approved by the State Department. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday that the company could also supply two live and two inert AGM-158A JASSMs with test...

Eric Wieman: STG Extends Support for State Dept Financial Mgmt Systems

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Eric Wieman STG has won a five-year, $67.3 million contract to help the U.S. State Department manage and maintain application systems for processing the agency’s financial and compensation transactions. The contract covers support work for DoS’ Comptroller Global Financial Services and Global Financial Management Systems, STG said Wednesday. “During the past 15 years, we have directly...

DSCA Details Potential $1B in Missile, Helicopter Service Deals for Iraq

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The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements with Iraq worth more than $1 billion combined that cover Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) defense equipment and logistics support for the country’s rotorcraft from Bell Helicopter. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday that Iraq has asked to buy 5,000 Lockheed-made AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles, other...

CGI Subsidiary Adds Consular Affairs Bureau Visa Processing Work in 13 Countries

Stanley Associates, a subsidiary of CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB), will process visas for the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs in three regions of the world under three task orders worth up to $64 million combined. CGI said Wednesday that the company received the orders in September of last year, as well as March and May of this year under the 10-year Global Support Strategy contract. Each...

State Dept OKs Potential $250M USAF-Boeing Aircraft Sustainment Deal for UK

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to provide equipment and parts, training, technical and logistics support for the U.K.’s C-17A Globemaster III fleet after the State Department approved a potential $250 million foreign military sales agreement. According to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency news release posted Thursday, the U.K. government seeks to acquire continued involvement in Boeing’s...

US, India Reach $200M Boeing Harpoon Missiles Sale Deal

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State Dept. photo India’s government will purchase Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) missile systems and related equipment under a $200 million foreign military sale transaction approved by the U.S. State Department. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the deal covers procurement of 12 UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles, 10 UTM-84L missile trainers, two certification training vehicles,...

Deltek’s Ashley Bergander Previews Multi-Billion Dollar 4Q Contracts

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Contract vehicles worth $13 billion combined for information technology services at the departments of Defense, Commerce and State are upcoming in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Ashley Bergander, a research manager at Deltek, writes that DoD plans to hold an industry day early next month to brief contractors about a competition for IT support work on the military...

State Dept OKs $251M F-16 Raytheon Equipment, F-16 Training Deal for Singapore

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The State Department has approved Singapore’s planned $251 million acquisition of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)-built defense equipment, F-16 pilot training services and logistics support from the U.S. through the foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which notified Congress on the potential sale last week, said Thursday that the deal would support Singapore’s PEACE...

State Dept OKs $534M Raytheon-Built Sidewinder Missile Sale to Australia

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State Dept. photo The State Department has approved a potential million foreign military sale of Raytheon-built (NYSE: ATK) Sidewinder missiles and related equipment to Australia. Australia plans to install the missiles on its fleets of F/A-18 and F-35 fighter jets and also intends to bolster its ability to partner with coalition forces in air defense operations and joint exercises, the Defense Security...