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State Dept OKs $180M in F-16 Training Support, Precision Guided Kit Requests From Netherlands

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $180 million combined for the Dutch government to buy from the U.S. government M1156 precision guided kits as well as defense services and articles in support of its air force’s F-16 training unit. The Netherlands requested to purchase …

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State Department OKs Potential $1.2B MH-60R Helicopter Sale to Mexico

The State Department has approved a potential $1.20 billion foreign military sale of eight MH-60R multimission helicopters, equipment and support services to Mexico. Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) rotary and mission systems business will serve as the principal contractor for the sale meant to help increase Mexico’s threat deterrence and homeland defense capacities, …

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State Department OKs $300M sale of BAE-made rocket guidance sections to Qatar

The State Department has approved a potential sale to Qatar of $300 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems II guidance sections from BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm. Qatar seeks 5,000 APKWS II guidance systems and 10,000 MK66-4 2.75-inch rocket motors and high-explosive warheads, as well as support equipment and services under …

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State Dept Clears $1.3B Sale of Self-Propelled Howitzer Structures to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sale of 155mm M109A5/A6 medium self-propelled howitzer structures and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia asked to buy 180 M109A5/A6 self-propelled howitzer structures from the U.S. government for conversion into 177 155mm M109A6 Paladin medium self-propelled howitzer systems, …

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State Dept OKs Germany’s $2.5B Request for Northrop MQ-4C Triton Drones

The State Department has given Germany the green light to procure four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems from the U.S. government through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Northrop and Airbus’ defense and space business will serve as prime contractors in the proposed FMS …

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U.K.’s $500M MQ-9 UAV Support Extension Request Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has approved a potential $500 million foreign military sale of defense articles and support services for the U.K’s fleet of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business and MAG Aerospace will serve as prime contractors for the sale, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. The …

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State Dept Clears Potential $2.91B F-16 Aircraft Sale to Slovakia

The State Department has approved Slovakia’s request to buy 14 F-16 Block 70/72 V configuration aircraft and related equipment and services from the U.S. government through a potential $2.91 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will act as the prime contractor in the proposed deal in support of Slovakia’s …

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State Dept Approves Potential $1.3B Chinook Helicopter Sale to Spain

The State Department has approved Spain’s request to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as prime contractor of the possible sale, which covers 17 Chinooks with customer-unique modifications, 21 AN/AAR-57A(V)8 common missile warning systems and 42 embedded global …

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AECOM Partners With IFS to Improve Supply Chain Management, John Vollmer Comments

AECOM announced Wednesday it will partner with IFS to strengthen its supply chain using the latter’s IFS Applications, a software suite for critical business processes such as supply chain management, predictive maintenance and digital transformation. The integrated application suite will expand AECOM’s service offerings, increase efficiency, reduce manual processes, and …

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Report: Poland Inks Offset Deals With Lockheed, Raytheon for Patriot Missile System

Poland has signed potential 10-year offset agreements with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) related to the European country’s planned procurement of the Patriot missile system, The Times of Israel reported Friday. “The offset agreements for the Wisla program are signed… This is the final step before signing …

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