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Netherlands Requests $1.05B Boeing CH-47F Helicopter Sale

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The Netherlands has asked to procure $1.05 billion in Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) CH-47F helicopters and associated equipment through the U.S.’ foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the request covers 17 Chinook helicopters and multiple aircraft turbine engines, embedded global positioning and inertial navigational systems, radios for ...

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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Inducted into Wash100 for Mentoring and Telecom Leadership

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 9, 2015 – Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s government solutions division, has been listed among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in promoting mentoring in telecommunications contracting. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive ...

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State Dept Approves $192M Rocket Sale to Jordan

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The State Department has approved a proposed $192 million foreign military sale of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) M31 Unitary Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems with related components and services to Jordan. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday that Jordan has ordered 72 GMLRS rocket pods, spare and repair parts, associated equipment and logistics, systems integration and training ...

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Bloomberg: State Dept to Clear UAE’s $220M Buy of General Atomics’ Predator XP

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The State Department plans to approve a proposed $220 million direct sale of General Atomics-built Predator XP surveillance drones and related equipment to the United Arab Emirates, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Anthony Capaccio writes that this will be the first sale of unmanned aircraft to a non-NATO member if the deal moves forward. The report ...

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State Dept Approves Potential $450M Sale of Black Hawk Helicopters to Slovakia

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The State Department has approved a potential $450 million foreign military sale of Sikorsky‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related General Electric parts and equipment to the Slovakian government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday that the potential deal will support the NATO ally’s homeland defense, counterterrorism, border security and humanitarian programs. The future ...

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Nine Firms to Vie for State Dept’s Architecture, Engineering IDIQ

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The State Department has released a shortlist of companies that seek to provide architecture and engineering services for U.S. operations worldwide. The nine companies will proceed to the evaluations stage after they submit additional information to the department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, the State Department said Monday. Up to five contractors will be selected ...

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State Dept. OKs Proposed Iraq Purchase of Lockheed C-130E/J Sustainment Package

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The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to purchase equipment, parts and associated training, logistics and sustainment services for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) C-130E/J aircraft under a potential five-year, $800 million contract. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that the proposed foreign military sale includes maintenance, documentation, spare and repair parts, ...

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State Dept Approves $188M F-16 Sustainment Services Sale to Greece

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Greece has placed an order for F-16 aircraft sustainment and related services by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) through a $188 million foreign military sale agreement with the State Department. The NATO ally requested for electronic combat security assistance, engine management, technical coordination, structural integrity, hardware and software support, repair, logistics and engineering support services, ...

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State Dept Clears $1.6B Boeing C-17 Sales Deal for Australia

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Australia plans to acquire Boeing (NYSE: BA) C-17 military cargo aircraft and associated parts and services under a $1.6 billion foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. government. The U.S. State Department has approved the Australian government’s request to procure up to four Boeing Globemaster III planes and various aircraft ...

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State Dept OKs Iraq’s $700M in Requests for BAE Weapons, General Dynamics Vehicle Parts

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The State Department has approved a potential sale to Iraq of $97 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems built by BAE Systems and $600 million in vehicle parts made by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the proposed sale of 2,000 APKWS includes spare and repair parts, documentation, personnel training and associated ...

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