Tag Archives: Iraq

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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Leonardo DRS to Supply IR Thermal Receivers to 5 Countries Under $82M Army FMS Modification

Leonardo DRS has received an $82.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to supply forward-looking infrared thermal receiver units to five countries under a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will provide Horizontal Technology Integration second generation receivers and A- and B-Kit components to Kuwait, Iraq, Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. Work …

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Valiant Buys ABM Industries’ Public Sector Arm in Govt Mission Support Expansion Push

Valiant Integrated Services has bought the government services subsidiary of ABM Industries in a push to grow service offerings, operations and sales in the public sector market. The ABM Government Services business will change its name to Valiant Government Services and offer mission support, linguistics, critical infrastructure, healthcare facility and healthcare construction management services, Valiant said Wednesday. …

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Lockheed Gets $200M AF IDIQ to Sustain Airborne Targeting, Navigation Pods for 13 Int’l Clients

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $200 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help 13 foreign military sales customers sustain Sniper advanced targeting pods and Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night navigation pods. The Defense Department said Thursday work will include depot-level repair and return of line replaceable units; LANTIRN …

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James Cannon to Succeed Andrew Teich as FLIR Systems President, CEO

James Cannon, a more than 16-year veteran of Stanley Black & Decker, will serve as president and CEO of Wilsonville, Oregon-based sensor design and manufacturing firm FLIR Systems beginning June 19. He will succeed Andrew Teich, who is due to retire in February after an 18-year career at Flir, the company said Tuesday. “Our board of directors conducted a thorough …

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Billions in Defense Spending to be Withheld Until Trump Submits ISIS Strategy

Of the $15 billion in supplemental wartime spending in the 2017 federal spending bill, $2.5 billion will be withheld until 15 days after the president provides Congress with a strategy to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS). The defense secretary and secretary of state will also be required to update the Armed …

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State Dept OKs $296M Humvee, Rifle Sale to Iraq

The State Department has given Iraq the go-ahead to purchase High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, rifles and other military equipment for the Middle Eastern country’s two Peshmerga infantry brigades and two artillery battalions under a potential $295.6 million foreign military sales agreement. The government of Iraq asked to buy up-armored M1151 Humvees, …

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State Dept Approves $1B Trainer Aircraft Logistics Support Deal With Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to procure pilot and maintenance training, base support and contractor logistical support for C-172, C-208 and T-6 trainer aircraft under a potential $1.06 billion foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested contractor aircraft modification services, repair and spare parts, publications, aircraft ferry, miscellaneous parts, training base operation and base …

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Janus Gets Recognized for Demining Work, Training Support in Iraq

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 17, 2017 — Janus Global Operations has received recognition from Gov. Sohaib Alrawi of Iraq’s Anbar Province for the company’s mine-clearing activities, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. JGO said Wednesday the governor acknowledged in a social media post the company’s work and support for training Iraqis in dealing with improvised explosive …

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Sallyport Global to Continue Iraq Air Base Operations Support Under $200M FMS Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sallyport Global Holdings a $200 million contract modification to continue to manage the security and operation of Iraq’s Balad Air Base. The Defense Department said Friday the modification comes under a foreign military sales deal and work is scheduled to occur through July 31, 2017. The Air Force …

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