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State Dept Clears $1.2B Sale of Raytheon-Built Air-to-Air Missiles to Australia

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The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase $1.22 billion in Raytheon-made (NYSE:RTN) AIM-120D medium-range air-to-air missiles and related equipment under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday Australia ordered 450 AIM-120D missiles, 34 AIM-120D air vehicles instrumented, six instrumented test vehicles and 10 spare AIM-120 guidance sections …

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State Dept Approves $260M Raytheon-Made Rolling Airframe Missiles Sale to Qatar

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The State Department has cleared a proposed $260 million foreign military sale of Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missiles and related equipment to Qatar. Qatar ordered 252 RIM-116C rolling airframe tactical missiles and two RIM 116C-2 rolling airframe telemetry missiles in efforts to protect its naval forces and oil and …

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Weekly Roundup April 4 – April 8 2016: Leidos Adds Zika Vaccine Program to Burgeoning Health Biz & more

Vaccine

April 4 – April 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The global effort to combat the spread of mosquito-borne Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere now will include the company soon to become the largest U.S. government services contractor. …

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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $386M in Boeing Small Diameter Bombs

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The State Department has cleared a potential $386 million foreign military sale of GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs Increment 1 weapons and related equipment to Australia. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the sale includes up to 2,950 GBU-39/B bombs, 50 guided test vehicles equipped with inert fuze, spare and repair parts, training, engineering, logistics and technical support services. Boeing (NYSE: …

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State Dept Clears $3B Poseidon Aircraft, Equipment Sale to U.K.

Boeing P-8A Poseidon

The State Department has cleared a potential $3.2 billion foreign military sales agreement for the U.K. to procure Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A maritime surveillance planes and related equipment and support services from the U.S. The U.K. ordered nine Poseidons in an effort to supplement patrol and reconnaissance missions of the British military and …

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State Dept Chooses 7 for New Worldwide Protective Services Contract

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Seven companies have been awarded spots on a potential five-year, multibillion-dollar contract to help protect State Department facilities and personnel based in high-threat areas globally. A FedBizOpps notice posted Feb. 12 listed the awardees for the State Department’s Worldwide Protective Services 2 program that covers static guard, team-based emergency response and armed personal …

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State Dept Clears $350M Beechcraft KA-350 Aircraft Sustainment Deal for Iraq

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The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to buy $350 million in sustainment services for the country’s fleet of Beechcraft-built King Air 350 turboprop aircraft from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested a five-year sustainment package for one KA-350 transport plane and five units of the aircraft’s ISR variant, …

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State Dept OKs $225M UAE Request for C-17 IR Countermeasures, Logistics Services

Logistics

The State Department has cleared a potential $225 million foreign military sale of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure systems and logistics support for the United Arab Emirates’ C-17 military transport planes. Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will act as principal contractors for the sale, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. The deal covers eight Globemaster III AN/AAQ-24 (V)N LAIRCMs …

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State Dept OKs $700M Sale of F-16 Aircraft, Logistics Support to Pakistan

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The State Department has given Pakistan the go-ahead to buy eight F-16 Block 52 planes, related equipment and logistics support from the U.S. government under a potential $699.04 million foreign military sales agreement. Pakistan will use the additional fighter jets to support counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency …

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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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