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Bloomberg: State Dept to Clear UAE’s $220M Buy of General Atomics’ Predator XP

The State Department plans to approve a proposed $220 million direct sale of General Atomics-built Predator XP surveillance drones and related equipment to the United Arab Emirates, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Anthony Capaccio writes that this will be the first sale of unmanned aircraft to a non-NATO member if the deal moves forward. The report …

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State Dept Approves Potential $450M Sale of Black Hawk Helicopters to Slovakia

The State Department has approved a potential $450 million foreign military sale of Sikorsky‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related General Electric parts and equipment to the Slovakian government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday that the potential deal will support the NATO ally’s homeland defense, counterterrorism, border security and humanitarian programs. The future …

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State Dept Approves $339M General Atomics Reaper UAVs Sale to Netherlands

The U.S. State Department has cleared a potential $339 million foreign military sale of General Atomics-built Reaper drones and associated spares and services to the Dutch government. The Netherlands asked to procure four MQ-9 Block 5 unmanned aerial vehicles and 82 related equipment such as ground terminal substations, radio systems and Honeywell-made …

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General Atomics to Provide UAS Logistics Support Under AF Foreign Military Sale

A General Atomics business unit will provide logistics support for U.K.-operated unmanned aircraft as part of a potential $34.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Air Force, the San Diego Business Journal reported Thursday. General Atomics’ aeronautical systems group will perform work through Oct. 31 at facilities in Poway, California, and abroad, the …

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Northrop Receives USAF Order of Global Hawk UAVs for South Korea

The U.S. Air Force will supply South Korea with four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles, two spare engines and ground control environment components under a foreign military sale worth $657.4 million. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Northrop will also equip the aircraft with the Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite. The sale …

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Raytheon to Design Defense Operation Center for Qatar Under FMS Program; Dave Gulla Comments

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) will design an air and missile defense operation center for Qatar under a $75.6 million foreign military sale contract between the Middle East nation and the U.S. The defense operation center incorporates the Patriot system, Early Warning Radar and terminal high altitude area defense system, Raytheon said Monday. “The …

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State Dept. OKs Proposed Iraq Purchase of Lockheed C-130E/J Sustainment Package

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to purchase equipment, parts and associated training, logistics and sustainment services for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) C-130E/J aircraft under a potential five-year, $800 million contract. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that the proposed foreign military sale includes maintenance, documentation, spare and repair parts, …

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State Dept Clears $1.6B Boeing C-17 Sales Deal for Australia

Australia plans to acquire Boeing (NYSE: BA) C-17 military cargo aircraft and associated parts and services under a $1.6 billion foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. government. The U.S. State Department has approved the Australian government’s request to procure up to four Boeing Globemaster III planes and various aircraft …

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State Dept OKs Iraq’s $700M in Requests for BAE Weapons, General Dynamics Vehicle Parts

The State Department has approved a potential sale to Iraq of $97 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems built by BAE Systems and $600 million in vehicle parts made by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the proposed sale of 2, 000 APKWS includes spare and repair parts, documentation, personnel training and …

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State Dept OKs $600M General Dynamics-Made Tank Ammo Sale to Iraq

Iraq has requested to procure General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) M1A1 Abrams tank weapons through a potential $600 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The State Department approved Iraq’s planned acquisition of 46, 000 high-explosive anti-tank munitions and kinetic energy warheads for its Abrams battle tanks fleet, the …

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