Tag Archives: Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq Turns to Boeing Reconnaissance Drones and Lockheed Missiles in Fight Against Insurgents

The U.S. government will send reconnaissance drones from Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu business and Lockheed Martin-built missiles (NYSE: LMT) to the Iraqi government to help it combat insurgents there, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes Iraq will obtain 75 AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles worth approximately $70, 000 each and 10 …

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Iraq to Spend $4.2B in Arms Deals with Russia; Victoria Nuland Comments

Iraq will buy more than $4.2 billion worth of weapons from Russia under contracts signed in recent months, according to and article by Bloomberg. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin today after speaking with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev yesterday. “Iraq is sending a clear …

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