Tag Archives: Foreign Military Sale

Allan McArtor: Airbus Eyes Cyber Acquisitions, Growth Opportunities Abroad

Allan McArtor, CEO of Airbus‘ North American subsidiary said the company is looking to drive business growth through overseas opportunities and cyber acquisitions, Defense News reported Sunday. Paul McLeary writes the company will market its Lakota trainer helicopter to foreign governments seeking to replace their legacy fleets. McCartor became CEO …

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Iraq Requests $700M US Air Traffic Control Equipment Sale

Iraq’s government has asked to purchase $700 million in air traffic control technology and support services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a Tuesday notice that the contractor for the transaction will be determined through a competitive process. Equipment covered under …

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US, Iraq Strike $6B Deal for Boeing Apache Helicopters

Iraq will acquire 24 Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Apache attack helicopters through an approved $6.2 billion deal under the Pentagon’s foreign military sales program, Defense News reported Monday. Paul McLeary writes the Iraqi military’s purchase and lease of AH-64Es was approved by a U.S. congressional panel Monday. The deal also includes …

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Singapore to Upgrade F-16 Fighter Planes in $2.4B U.S. Arms Deal

Singapore plans to modernize its fleet of F-16 jets under a $2.43 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S., Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday. Singapore will purchase new radars, navigation systems, missiles and other components for the F-16 fighter fleet, according to the report. The arms deal also covers precision-guided bombs …

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Raytheon, Lockheed Look to Revise Turkey Missile Defense Offer

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) could pitch a new bid to construct a missile defense system for Turkey and have begun internal discussions with the U.S. government on their proposal, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the talks started after Ankara indicated it could withdraw from its …

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Lockheed Selects Raytheon Electronics for Iraq F-16; Mark Kula Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded a contract to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) for an electronic warfare system intended to be installed on Iraq’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. This contract covers 18 Raytheon-made Advanced Countermeasure Electronic Systems for a batch of F-16 jets Iraq ordered earlier this year under a $830 million …

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ATK Wins $102M Navy Guided Missile Order; Bill Kasting Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a $102.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to build guided missiles and training missiles. The contract covers the second batch of Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles and Captive Air Training Missiles for the Navy, as well as two international governments, the company said Thursday. Italy will acquire the …

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Raytheon to Provide Qatar with Early Warning Radar for $1.1B

Qatar has requested to buy a Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) air defense system with additional components through a $1.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. The government of Qatar intends for the A/N FPS-132 Block 5 early warning radar to boost its defense capabilities in the Qatar Peninsula, protect the economic infrastructure …

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Lockheed Wins $308M More to Manufacture Tactical Missiles, Launcher Kits for Kuwait

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will take in more than $308 million to manufacture tactical missiles and launcher modification kits for the country of Kuwait through a foreign military sale. The new award modifies a previously awarded contract, which now totals more than $1.06 billion, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The …

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General Dynamics, Boeing, Wyle Primes on Proposed $200M Kuwait F-18 Support Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Wyle Laboratories have won a $200 million combined contract with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to provide aircraft support to Kuwait. The possible foreign military sale covers technical, logistic and maintenance support for Kuwait’s F/A-18 C/D aircraft as part of the U.S. government’s foreign policy to …

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