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State Dept OKs Potential $5.23B Boeing Super Hornet Aircraft Sale to Canada

The State Department has approved Canada’s request to buy Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $5.23 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will serve as principal contractors …

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State Dept OKs $3.95B in F-16V Aircraft, Patrol Boats, TOW Missile Requests From Bahrain

The State Department has cleared Bahrain’s request to buy F-16V fighter aircraft variant, services for the upgrade of F-16 Block 40 jets to F-16V configuration, TOW missiles and fast-patrol boats under four foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $3.95 billion combined. Bahrain requested to purchase 19 F-16V fighter planes, jet engines, M61 Vulcan …

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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $360M in MH-60R Helicopter Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase follow-on technical services and related equipment to support updates to 24 MH-60R helicopters under a potential $360 million foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky business will serve as the principal contractor in the proposed FMS transaction that also …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: August’s Private Sector Executive Moves

Weekly Roundup August 21 – August 25 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This August the GovCon industry has experienced a great deal of executive moves. As the month comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the …

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State Dept OKs Romania’s Request for $1.25B in Mobile Rocket Launchers, Humvees

The State Department has given Romania the go-ahead to buy High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, other military equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $1.25 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is listed as the prime contractor for the transaction that covers HIMARS launchers, Guided-Multiple …

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George Mason Professor & Former State Dept Official John Hillen Joins Govini Advisory Board

John Hillen, executive-in-residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Business and a board member at several companies, has joined the board of advisers at Govini. The big data and analytics company said Wednesday Hillen, a 2015 inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100, will work with other industry and former government …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Request to Buy $109M in BAE-Made RF Countermeasures

The State Department has approved a potential $108.7 million foreign military sale of BAE Systems-built radio frequency countermeasure systems and support services to Australia. The deal covers the procurement of 1,952 ALE-70(V)/T-1687A Electronic Towed Decoy Countermeasures along with technical assistance, U.S. government and contractor engineering, program, technical and logistics support, the …

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State Dept OKs Potential $593M Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria

The State Department has approved Nigeria’s request to procure 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft and weapons under a potential $593 million foreign military sales deal. Nigeria’s request also covers training, spare parts, aviation and ground support equipment, hangar, facilities and other required infrastructure, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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State Dept OKs Iraq’s Request for $150M in Follow-On Navy Vessel Technical Services

The State Department has cleared Iraq’s request to procure follow-on technical support for U.S.-origin naval vessels and a ship repair facility under a potential $150 million foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; publications and technical documentation; personnel training equipment; and engineering and logistics support …

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State Dept OKs Switzerland’s Request for $115M in F/A-18 Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Switzerland’s request to buy tactical radio systems, software support, cueing platforms and other services to support upgrades to F/A-18 fighter aircraft under a potential $115 million foreign military sales agreement. Switzerland asked to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, ARC-210 GEN 5 RT-1900A(C) radios with anti-jam tactical …

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