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State Dept Clears $2B Sale of F-16 Weapons, Logistics Services to Iraq

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The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to buy munitions, weapons, related equipment and logistics support services for F-16 fighter jets from the U.S. government under a potential $1.95 billion foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that Iraq will use the weapons systems and logistics services to support …

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US Govt Clears Oman’s Proposed $51M Buy of Raytheon Anti-Tank Missiles

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2016 — Oman’s request to buy 407 of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) TOW 2B Aero radio-frequency missiles and fly-to-buy missiles under a potential $51 million foreign military sale agreement has received clearance from the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the proposed sale …

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Proposed $800M Sale of Lockheed-Built Missiles to Iraq Gets State Dept OK

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The State Department has cleared Iraq’s request to purchase major defense equipment such as Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Hellfire missiles and Captive Air Training Missiles under a potential $800 million foreign military sale contract. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the order includes 5,000 AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles, 10 114K M36E9 CATMs and defense services. …

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State Dept OKs $180M Australian Request for Boeing-Built Chinook Helicopters

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The State Department has cleared the possible $180 million sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) CH-47F Chinook helicopters to Australia under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the Australian government ordered Chinook helicopters, aircraft turbine engines, common missile warning systems, Honeywell‘s (NYSE: …

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State Dept Clears Lithuania’s $55M Raytheon-Lockheed Javelin Missiles Purchase Request

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The State Department has approved the sale of Javelin missiles worth $55 million to Lithuania under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. Lithuania ordered 220 Javelin missiles, 10 Javelin fly-to-buy missiles and 74 Javelin command launch units from the U.S. government, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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Boeing Named Principal Contractor on $70M Munitions FMS Deal With Turkey

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as the principal contractor on a potential $70 million foreign military sale of Joint Direct Attack Munitions tail kits to Turkey, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the State Department approved the proposed sale, which includes …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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US Govt OKs South Korea’s Request for $110M in Boeing Missiles, Other Equipment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2015 — South Korea’s proposed purchase of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles and associated equipment and services under a $110 million foreign military sale has received approval from the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday South Korea plans to use …

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State Dept Clears Japan’s $1B Northrop Global Hawk Request

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The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy $1.2 billion in Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-built Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles and parts from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to buy three RQ-4 Block 30 I Global Hawk aircraft, eight Kearfott GPS units and eight LN-251 GPS units, the Defense …

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Morocco’s Request to Buy $157M in Raytheon Missiles Gets State Dept Approval

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The State Department has cleared Morocco’s request to purchase TOW 2A missiles, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $157 million contract. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as the prime contractor for the sale that includes 600 TOW 2A radio-frequency missiles, 300 M220A2 TOW launchers and seven TOW 2A RF …

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