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State Dept OKs Poland’s $200M Follow-On Request for F-16 Sustainment Services

The State Department has given Poland the green light to procure follow-on F-16 aircraft  sustainment and support services from the U.S. government under a potential $200 million foreign military sales deal.

Poland requested the procurement of aircraft maintenance, upgrades and overhaul support, technical documentation, engineering, spare and repair parts, test equipment and logistics support services under the proposed deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday.

Potential contractors for the FMS deal include:

  • BAE Systems’ U.S. arm
  • Boeing (NYSE: BA)
  • Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH)
  • Cubic’s  (NYSE: CUB) defense applications business
  • Harris (NYSE: HRS)
  • Honeywell (NYSE: HON)
  • L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL)
  • Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) aero and missile and fire control businesses
  • Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)
  • Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)
  • United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems business

The potential FMS sale seeks to help Poland build up its security as a NATO member country.

DSCA said it notified Congress of the proposed transaction Tuesday.

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