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State Dept OKs Britain’s $3B Apache Helicopter Reburbishment Request

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The State Department has approved the U.K’s request to purchase $3 billion in AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistics services from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the prime contractors for the deal are Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), General Electric (NYSE: ...

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State Dept OKs $245M TOW 2A Missile Sale to Lebanon

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The State Department has cleared Lebanon’s request to procure tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided 2A missiles, related components and services from the U.S. for use in homeland defense operations under a potential $245 million foreign military sales contract. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will be the primary contractor for the sale that includes ...

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State Dept OKs South Korea’s Request for $2.5B in F-16 Upgrade Services

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South Korea plans to modernize the country’s KF-16 fighter aircraft fleet through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales deal approved by the U.S. State Department. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will be the prime contractors for the planned modernization of 134 KF-16C/D Block 52 jets, ...

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State Dept Clears $100M Mobile Border Surveillance System Sale to Egypt

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The State Department has approved a potential $100 million foreign military sales agreement for Egypt to purchase sensor-based mobile border security surveillance platform and related subsystems from the U.S. Egypt will use the mobile sensor security system to help border guard personnel carry out surveillance operations along Libya and other international ...

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State Dept Approves $69M AGM-88B Tactical Missile Sale to Australia

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The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles, related parts and services from the U.S. government under a $69 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the sale includes 14 AGM-88B tactical missiles, 16 AGM-88E advanced anti-radiation guided missiles, eight CATM-88E AARGM, four ...

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State Dept Clears $2B in Foreign Arms Sales With South Korea, Lebanon

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The State Department has approved two separate foreign military sale agreements worth approximately $2.37 billion combined for South Korea to purchase the Aegis Combat System and Lebanon to buy A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the principal contractors on the $1.91 billion Aegis sale to South Korea are Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ...

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State Dept Approves $146M Lebanon Hellfire Missile Sale

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The State Department has cleared a potential sale to Lebanon of $146 million in Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Hellfire II missiles and related components. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thurday that Lebanon is buying 1,000 AGM-114 missiles along with containers, spare and repair parts, support equipment, technical documentation and ...

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US, Japan Reach $1.7B Northrop Hawkeye Aircraft Sale Deal

Hawkeye

Japan has ordered Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes from the U.S. government through a potential $1.7 billion foreign military sales transaction approved by the State Department. The deal covers four E-2D airborne early warning and control aircraft units, 10 installed and spare engines, four radars and eight ...

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State Dept Clears $130M Guided Bomb Unit Sale to UAE

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The State Department has approved the United Arab Emirates’ request to purchase guided bomb units and related equipment from the U.S. under a potential $130 million foreign military sales contract. The UAE plans to use the guided munitions to address Houthi insurgency in Yemen and potential threats posed by the Islamic ...

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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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