Tag Archives: foreign military sales

Report: Navy Eyes Super Hornet Purchase to Address Carrier-Based Strike Fighter Shortfall

The U.S. Navy looks to unload its Boeing-built F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets and buy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft to address a shortage of fighters jets aboard the service branch’s carriers, Reuters reported Saturday. Andrea Shalal writes a Navy official said the plan could be implemented as part of the fiscal year 2018 budget alongside …

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Lockheed to Supply France With C-130J Variant Under $133M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a four-year, $133.4 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force to provide a stretch version of the C-130J Super Hercules airlifter to France. Lockheed’s aeronautics business will build C-130J-30 aircraft for the French military at a company facility in Marietta, Georgia, and is scheduled to finish work …

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India to Acquire $737M in BAE-Made Artillery Guns in US FMS Transaction

India has signed $737 million contract to procure 145 BAE Systems Inc.-developed artillery guns through a foreign military sales transaction with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary will supply the M777A2 LW155 ultralight howitzers and set up an assembly integration and test …

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UTC Subsidiary to Provide F-35 Propulsion System Services Under $310M Navy Contract

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has secured a $309.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide propulsion system services in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Pratt & Whitney will supply hardware, training course materials and equipment for the F-35 aircraft of the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, …

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Lockheed, Raytheon CEOs Highlight Intl Sales Environment Amid Oil Price Headwinds & Incoming Trump Administration

The chief executives of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) described to investors Wednesday their expectations of the foreign military sales environment in light of oil price volatility worldwide and President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign suggestion that U.S. allies contribute more financial resources to their own defense. Both CEOs told …

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American Systems Extends IT, Managed Hosting Support for DSCA FMS Platform; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2016 — American Systems will continue to deliver managed hosting and information technology services for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency‘s Security Cooperation Enterprise Solution under a five-year, $36.6 million task order,  ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will provide foreign military sales application hosting, end …

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State Dept Clears $200M Poland Request for Lockheed Air-to-Surface Missiles

The State Department has approved a potential $200 million foreign military sale of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range systems,  equipment and training services to Poland. Poland ordered 70 units of AGM-158B JASSM-ER, two flight test vehicles, two mass simulant vehicles, one flight test vehicle and three separation test vehicles, …

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Lockheed to Modernize South Korea F-16s Under $1.2B USAF Foreign Sales Deal

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential nine-year, $1.20 billion contract to support modernization of South Korea’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon jets. Lockheed will perform the F-16 upgrades as part of a foreign military sales agreement between the governments of the U.S. and South Korea, …

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Harris Lands Potential $91M IDIQ to Produce Airborne EW Tech for Multiple Intl Defense Clients

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential three-year,  $91 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to build electronic warfare systems for multiple foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers the production of AN/ALQ-211(V)4/8/9 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite systems, software, and associated support equipment for international …

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State Dept Clears Potential $21B F-15 Sale to Qatar

The State Department has approved Qatar’s request to buy 72 Boeing (NYSE: BA) F-15 aircraft, weapons, related support, equipment and training services under a potential $21.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the agreement aims to support political stability and economic growth in the Persian Gulf region, as …

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