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State Dept OKs $3B Abrams Tank, Humvee Sale to Iraq

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth around $3 billion combined with Iraq for General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) Abrams tanks,  up-armored Humvees and related equipment and accessories. A Defense Security Cooperation Agency notice released Friday says Iraq asked to buy $2.4 billion in M1A1 Abrams tanks from 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 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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DSCA Details Potential $1B in Missile, Helicopter Service Deals for Iraq

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements with Iraq worth more than $1 billion combined that cover Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) defense equipment and logistics support for the country’s rotorcraft from Bell Helicopter. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday that Iraq has asked to buy 5, 000 Lockheed-made AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles, other parts and …

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General Dynamics Wins $65M Contract Modification for Iraq M1A1 Abrams Support

The General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Land Systems business has won a $65.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to provide support services for Iraq’s M1A1 Abrams tanks. The Defense Department posted Thursday that the Foreign Military Sale includes specialized training and contractor logistics and base life support. The contract, awarded through the Army …

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Iraq Signs $102M Deal for OSI Systems Cargo, Vehicle Inspection Systems

Iraq’s military has purchased cargo and vehicle inspection systems made by OSI Systems‘ (NASDAQ: OSIS) security division under an estimated $102 million contract through the Defense Department‘s Foreign Military Sales program. Rapiscan Systems will also provide training, logistics support and spare parts, the company said Monday. OSI Systems is an electronic systems …

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Report: Pentagon Clears $1B Military Equipment Sale to Iraq

The Defense Department has approved an approximately $1 billion sale of aircraft trainers, aerostats and ground military vehicles to the Iraqi military, Defense News reported Tuesday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Iraq has purchased 24 Beechcraft T-6C Texan II aircraft trainers and related services for $790 million as part of the Middle …

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CHSi Subsidiary Lands Medical Work Under US Foreign Sales Deal; Gary Palmer Comments

A Comprehensive Health Services Inc. subsidiary has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide on-site healthcare services at Iraq’s Balad Air Base through the U.S. foreign military sales program. Sallyport Global Services awarded the contract to CHS Middle East LLC as part of an FMS deal for F-16 aircraft with …

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Mark Lucas Joins QinetiQ NA in Strategic Programs Leadership Role

Mark Lucas, formerly an acquisition and warfare analysis leader at WBB, has joined QinetiQ North America as director of strategic programs within the mission solutions business unit. The retired Navy commander has led operational and combat tours as a flight officer in Kosovo and Iraq, QNA said Tuesday. Other Navy …

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