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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

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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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State Dept OKs $2B Bomb Guidance Kit Sale to Israel

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The State Department has cleared a potential $1.879 billion foreign military sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits and related equipment, parts and logistics services to Israel. Israel ordered 14,500 KMU-556C/B JDAM kits with GBU-39, BLU-113 and Mk-80 series bombs, Hellfire and Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air ...

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State Dept OKs $199M Boeing Harpoon Missile Sale to Japan

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Japan has placed an order for Boeing (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles under a $199 million foreign military sale approved by the State Department. The proposed contract covers the procurement of 48 Harpoons, containers, equipment, spare and repair parts, technical documentation and logistics and training services, the Defense ...

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State Dept Clears $345M Norway Sidewinder Missile Sale

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The State Department has approved Norway’s request to purchase $345 million in AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder missiles and related components from the U.S. through a foreign military sales transaction. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday Norway plans to use the missiles to modernize its armed forces, build up its mutual defense ...

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State Dept Clears US’ $130M Lockheed F-16 Upgrade Deal with Singapore

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will modernize Singapore’s F-16 Block 52 aircraft fleet after the State Department approved a potential $130 million foreign military sales agreement. The proposed FMS deal covers overhaul work on 60 F-16C/D/D+ planes and associated technology such joint helmet-mounted cueing systems, friend or foe devices, global positioning and inertial ...

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