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State Dept Clears $1.3B Sale of Self-Propelled Howitzer Structures to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sale of 155mm M109A5/A6 medium self-propelled howitzer structures and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia asked to buy 180 M109A5/A6 self-propelled howitzer structures from the U.S. government for conversion into 177 155mm M109A6 Paladin medium self-propelled howitzer systems, …

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State Dept OKs Germany’s $2.5B Request for Northrop MQ-4C Triton Drones

The State Department has given Germany the green light to procure four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems from the U.S. government through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Northrop and Airbus’ defense and space business will serve as prime contractors in the proposed FMS …

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State Dept Approves Potential $1.3B Chinook Helicopter Sale to Spain

The State Department has approved Spain’s request to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as prime contractor of the possible sale, which covers 17 Chinooks with customer-unique modifications, 21 AN/AAR-57A(V)8 common missile warning systems and 42 embedded global …

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State Dept OKs $1.08B in TOW 2B Missile, Maintenance Requests From Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved Saudi Arabia’s request to buy TOW 2B missiles, repair parts and spares for combat vehicles and maintenance support services for its fleet of helicopters under three foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $1.08 billion combined. Saudi Arabia requested to procure Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) TOW 2B missiles …

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Raytheon Named Prime in Qatar’s $197M FMS Request for Air Operation Center Upgrades

The State Department has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as prime contractor on a potential $197 million foreign military sale of equipment and services to modernize the Qatari air force’s Air Operation Center. The proposed deal covers one Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminal, Global Positioning System Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module chips and Simple Key Loaders, …

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State Dept OKs $270M in Raytheon-Built Sidewinder Missile Sale to UAE

The State Department has given the United Arab Emirates the green light to buy Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Block II missiles, related components and services from the U.S. government under a potential $270.4 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon’s missile systems business will be the prime contractor in the proposed sale that seeks to …

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State Dept Clears Potential $259M King Air 350ER Aircraft Sale to Kuwait

The State Department has approved a potential $259 million foreign military sales transaction for Kuwait to procure four King Air 350ER aircraft and related equipment from the U.S. government. Sierra Nevada will serve as principal contractor in the proposed deal that also covers PT6A-67A engines, AN/AAQ-35 Wescam MX-15HDi electro-optical/infrared imaging sensor …

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State Dept Clears $6.53B Lockheed-Built F-35A Aircraft Sale to Belgium

The State Department has approved Belgium’s request to buy 34 Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A conventional take-off and landing fighter aircraft from the U.S. government under a potential $6.53 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed and United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary will serve as prime contractors in …

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State Dept OKs Saudi Arabia’s Request for $500M in Missile System Support Services

The State Department has given Saudi Arabia the green light to continue to purchase missile system services from the U.S. government under a potential $500 million foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal that seeks to …

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State Dept OKs $133M SM-3 Block IIA Missile Sale to Japan

The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy Standard Missile-3 Block IIA, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $133.3 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business and BAE Systems’ U.S. arm will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal …

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