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State Dept Approves $75M Exercise Participation Support Sale for UAE

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The State Department has approved a potential $75 million foreign military sale of exercise participation support services to the United Arab Emirates. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday. UAE requested the sale of military exercises, aerial refueling, airlift and ferry support, training, technical and logistics support services from the U.S. …

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State Dept OKs $194M Short-Range Radar Sale to Kuwait


The State Department has approved Kuwait’s request to buy gap-filler radars and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $194 million foreign military sales agreement. Kuwait asked to procure six gap-filler or short-range radars and a long-range radar as well as services to support updates to the AN/FPS 117 (V)3 …

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State Dept Extends DynCorp’s Aircraft Support Contract


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2016 — DynCorp International will continue to support the counter-narcotics aviation programs of the State Department under a one-year contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. DynCorp said Tuesday it will extend the company’s efforts to provide aircraft maintenance, logistics and search-and-rescue, security and administrative services to the department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and …

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Reports: White House OKs Sale of Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Jets to Qatar, Kuwait & Bahrain


The White House has approved the requests of Kuwait and Qatar to buy up to 76 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15 and F/A- 18E/F Super Hornet aircraft worth approximately $7 billion, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes the U.S. government also cleared the sale of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-16 aircraft to Bahrain under a …

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Timothy Murphy Featured in Security Magazine’s 2016 Influential People in Security List


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2016 — Timothy Murphy, Thomson Reuters Special Services president, was featured in Security Magazine’s list of the 19 “Most Influential People in Security” for 2016, GovCon Executive said Monday. Murphy worked at FBI prior to his current position and held various leadership roles within the bureau, including as …

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Weekly Roundup September 19 – September 23 2016: KBR Becomes Major Govt Services Player & more


September 19 – September 23 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson KBR’s expansion move into the U.S. and global government services markets became official on Monday when the Houston-based engineering company closed its $300 million purchase of the business known as …

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State Dept Clears $2B Sale of Boeing KC-46A, Raytheon & Northrop Components to Japan


The State Department has given Japan the go-ahead to purchase the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $1.9 billion foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to procure four KC-46A aerial refueling planes equipped with Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) ALR-69A radar warning receivers and MAGR …

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SOS Security-Evik JV Lands $83M Contract to Help Secure US Embassy, Consulates in Brazil


A joint venture of SOS Security LLC–Evik Seguranca e Vigilancia has been awarded a five-year, $83 million contract by the State Department to continue to provide security services at the U.S. embassy in Brazil. The SOS Security-Evik Seguranca e Vigilancia JV will also help DoS secure U.S. consulates located in Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio …

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Lockheed to Build KC-130J Tankers for France Under $133M Air Force Contract Modification

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $132.6 million contract modification to provide two KC-130J Super Hercules configured aircraft to France under the foreign military sales program. Lockheed’s aeronautics segment will perform contract work at a company facility in Marietta, Georgia through April 30, 2020, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Air Force …

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Reuters: Sales of Boeing F-15, F/A-18E/F Jets to Kuwait, Qatar Near US Approval

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The U.S. government could approve this month a pair of foreign military sales agreements for Qatar and Kuwait to procure up to 76 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15 and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jets worth an estimated $7 billion, Reuters reported Thursday. Tom Finn and Andrea Shalal write sources said the deals include the sale of 36 …

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