State Dept. OKs $3.5B in Aircraft, Weapon Sale Requests from 5 US Allies

State DepartmentThe State Department has cleared foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $3.5 billion combined with five of U.S.’ Middle East and Asian partner nations, Defense One reported Tuesday.

Marcus Weisgerber writes the agency approved Japan’s request to procure $3 billion in Bell Boeing (NYSE: BA)-built V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from the U.S. government.

Iraq requested a $395 million purchase of gun and mortar ammunition systems designed by American Ordnance and Amtec.

Indonesia asked to buy 30 Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Sidewinder missiles and 20 training missiles for around $47 million.

Malaysia placed an order for 10 Raytheon AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles through a $21 million FMS contract.

The State Department also approved a potential $21 million sale of Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Jordan.

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