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Lockheed Delivers C-130J to Israel and 3rd F-35 to the U.K.; George Shultz Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the first of three C-130J super Hercules’ for Israel’s Air Force under a U.S. foreign military sales agreement, the company said Wednesday. The delivery occurred at a Wednesday ceremony at Lockheed’s facility in Marietta, Ga. The airlifter will now undergo modifications to include Israel-made systems. …

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Report: Israel, US Discuss Military Funds Extension

Israel is discussing plans to modernize its defense system with the U.S. and a possible extension of U.S. military funds after the current financing agreement ends in 2018, Bloomberg reported Friday. Gopal Ratnam and Tony Capaccio write Israel wants to acquire new weapons and equipment through the $3.1 billion in …

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Report: US, France, Israel Discuss General Atomics Reaper Deal

France is discussing a potential purchase of two General Atomics-built unmanned aerial vehicles with the U.S. and Israeli governments, Reuters reports. According to Leigh Thomas’ story, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told iTele the country intends to buy the Reaper UAVs straight away. Citing Le Monde newspaper, Thomas writes France …

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Boeing Wins $65M AF Bomb Guidance Kit Sale

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $65, 877, 538 contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce 2, 701 guidance tailkits for bombs in support of a foreign military sales agreement. Israel will receive the Lot 17 Joint Direct Attack Munition kits through the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said …

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Lockheed Wins $206M for Israel F-35 Hardware, Software

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $206, 821, 828 U.S. Navy contract modification to develop and demonstrate hardware and software for the F-35 fighter jet, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. This modification covers the first increment of a system development and demonstration phase for a foreign military sales agreement …

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Report: Israel On Way to Signing $2.7B Lockheed F-35 Deal

Israel will provide electronic warfare equipment for the Lockheed Martin-made (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jet under a $450 million agreement, Aviation Week reports. This agreement puts the country closer to signing a 19-jet, $2.75 billion purchase of the F-35 from the U.S. through a foreign military sale, David Eshel and David …

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General Dynamics to Work Out Land Systems Deal with Israel

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is set to negotiate a contract with the Israeli Ministry of Defense for the creation of Merkava Armored Personnel Carriers (APC). The firm expects a deal to be in place by the end of the year. According to the firm, “production will be performed at the …

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Lockheed Martin Strikes Deal with Israel for F-35 Jets

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has a deal in place with Israel to make the F-35 Lightning II the Israel Air Force’s next-generation fighter aircraft. According to the firm, “Israeli Ministry of Defense Director General (Maj. Gen. Ret.) Udi Shani signed the Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the procurement of …

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