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State Dept Clears $140M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sales Deal for Canada

The State Department has approved a potential $140 million foreign military sale of  Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) AIM-120D Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles to Canada. The proposed FMS transaction covers 32 AMRAAMs and associated equipment; storage and preservation; transportation; aircrew and maintenance training; and other logistics and program support services, the Defense Security Cooperation …

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State Dept OKs $575M UH-1Y Helicopter Sale to Czech Republic

The State Department has cleared Czech Republic’s request to buy 12 UH-1Y utility helicopters and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $575 million foreign military sales agreement. Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will act as principal contractors in the proposed FMS transaction …

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State Dept OKs $113M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sale to Japan

The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to procure 56 AIM-120C-7 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles as well as associated equipment and support services under a potential $113 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business will serve as prime contractor of the proposed sale, which also covers containers; support equipment; …

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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $815M in Small Diameter Bombs

The State Department has given Australia the green light to buy small diameter bombs, military equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $815 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is listed as the principal contractor in the FMS transaction that covers GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment II, …

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State Dept OKs $3.95B in F-16V Aircraft, Patrol Boats, TOW Missile Requests From Bahrain

The State Department has cleared Bahrain’s request to buy F-16V fighter aircraft variant, services for the upgrade of F-16 Block 40 jets to F-16V configuration, TOW missiles and fast-patrol boats under four foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $3.95 billion combined. Bahrain requested to purchase 19 F-16V fighter planes, jet engines, M61 Vulcan …

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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $360M in MH-60R Helicopter Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase follow-on technical services and related equipment to support updates to 24 MH-60R helicopters under a potential $360 million foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky business will serve as the principal contractor in the proposed FMS transaction that also …

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State Dept OKs Iraq’s Request for $150M in Follow-On Navy Vessel Technical Services

The State Department has cleared Iraq’s request to procure follow-on technical support for U.S.-origin naval vessels and a ship repair facility under a potential $150 million foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; publications and technical documentation; personnel training equipment; and engineering and logistics support …

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State Dept OKs Switzerland’s Request for $115M in F/A-18 Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Switzerland’s request to buy tactical radio systems, software support, cueing platforms and other services to support upgrades to F/A-18 fighter aircraft under a potential $115 million foreign military sales agreement. Switzerland asked to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, ARC-210 GEN 5 RT-1900A(C) radios with anti-jam tactical …

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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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State Dept Clears Potential $4B Patriot Missile Sale to Romania

The State Department has approved Romania’s request to procure Patriot air defense systems, support and equipment under a potential $3.9 billion foreign military sales deal. Romania requested seven Patriot Configuration-3+ modernized fire units comprised of seven AN/MPQ-65 radar sets, seven AN/MSQ-132 engagement control stations, 13 antenna mast groups, 28 M903 launching stations, 56 …

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