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Cohen Group Names Army Vet Charles Hooper Senior Counselor

Charles Hooper Senior Counselor Cohen Group

Charles Hooper, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, has been appointed a senior counselor at The Cohen Group. "Hooper is not only an esteemed military leader, but also a gifted statesman who has helped strengthen our relationships with allies and partners around the world," said Chairman and CEO Bill Cohen.

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State Dept Clears $300M Sale of Raytheon Technologies-Made Naval Missiles to Romania

Naval Strike Missile

The State Department approved Romania's request to buy anti-ship missile systems manufactured by Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) through a potential $300M foreign military sale transaction with the U.S. government. The company's missiles and defense business would deliver two units of the Naval Strike Missile Coastal Defense System and complementary equipment to Romania's government under the potential deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday.

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Switzerland Gets State Dept OK for $16.2B in F-35, Super Hornet, Patriot Procurement Requests

F-35 Lightning II

The State Department has cleared Switzerland’s request to buy F-35 fighter jets, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft and Patriot Configuration-3+ modernized fire units under three foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $16.23B combined.

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State Dept OKs Potential $350M Airlifter Equipment Sale to France

C-130

The State Department has cleared France's request to procure four AE-2100D turboprop engines, two updated Multifunctional, Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals and other C-130 transport aircraft support equipment from the U.S. government through a potential $350M foreign military sales agreement.

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US, Hungary Reach $1B Air Defense Tech Sales Deal

Raytheon AMRAAM

Hungary will procure air defense systems from the U.S. under an estimated $1B deal that involves foreign military and direct commercial sales as the European country aims to modernize its Soviet-era arsenal. The FMS portion of the agreement is for 60 Raytheon Technologies-built (NYSE: RTX) Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile-Extended Range systems and support services worth $230M.

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State Dept OKs $126M Philippine Request for Assault Boats, Weapon Systems

assault boat

The State Department has approved a potential $126M foreign military sale of armed assault vessels, ancillary equipment and contractor support services to the Philippines. The possible FMS transaction includes 36 scout boats, 36 assault boats, 18 light support boats, 156 M240B machine guns and other equipment such as forward-looking infrared, thermal imaging and RF-7850 radio systems, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday.

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