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State Dept OKs Romania’s Request for $1.25B in Mobile Rocket Launchers, Humvees

The State Department has given Romania the go-ahead to buy High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, other military equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $1.25 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is listed as the prime contractor for the transaction that covers HIMARS launchers, Guided-Multiple …

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George Mason Professor & Former State Dept Official John Hillen Joins Govini Advisory Board

John Hillen, executive-in-residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Business and a board member at several companies, has joined the board of advisers at Govini. The big data and analytics company said Wednesday Hillen, a 2015 inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100, will work with other industry and former government …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Request to Buy $109M in BAE-Made RF Countermeasures

The State Department has approved a potential $108.7 million foreign military sale of BAE Systems-built radio frequency countermeasure systems and support services to Australia. The deal covers the procurement of 1,952 ALE-70(V)/T-1687A Electronic Towed Decoy Countermeasures along with technical assistance, U.S. government and contractor engineering, program, technical and logistics support, the …

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State Dept OKs Potential $593M Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria

The State Department has approved Nigeria’s request to procure 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft and weapons under a potential $593 million foreign military sales deal. Nigeria’s request also covers training, spare parts, aviation and ground support equipment, hangar, facilities and other required infrastructure, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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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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State Dept OKs Switzerland’s Request for $115M in F/A-18 Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Switzerland’s request to buy tactical radio systems, software support, cueing platforms and other services to support upgrades to F/A-18 fighter aircraft under a potential $115 million foreign military sales agreement. Switzerland asked to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, ARC-210 GEN 5 RT-1900A(C) radios with anti-jam tactical …

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Kurt Amend Named Raytheon Arabia Business CEO

Kurt Amend, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) operations in Saudi Arabia, has been named CEO of the Raytheon Arabia business. The company said Sunday the nearly three-year public and private sector veteran will oversee the unit’s business strategy and execution of defense-related projects in the Middle Eastern country. Amend’s appointment comes …

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Bruce Stanski Appointed Fluor CFO; Thomas D’Agostino Named Govt Business President

Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group since March 2009, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the Irving, Texas-based construction and engineering services contractor in a move that takes effect Aug. 4. Fluor said Tuesday Stanski will oversee the company’s finance, audit, investor relations, compliance, ethics and merger-and-acquisition …

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BAE Named Prime Contractor in State Dept-Cleared Missile Warning System Sale to Netherlands

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — The Netherlands could soon deploy BAE Systems-built AN/AAR-57A(V)7 Common Missile Warning Systems after the State Department cleared the country’s proposed $58.2 million purchase of the technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the potential foreign military sale of 32 CMWS units for the Netherlands’ AH-64D Apache helicopters …

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State Dept Clears Potential $4B Patriot Missile Sale to Romania

The State Department has approved Romania’s request to procure Patriot air defense systems, support and equipment under a potential $3.9 billion foreign military sales deal. Romania requested seven Patriot Configuration-3+ modernized fire units comprised of seven AN/MPQ-65 radar sets, seven AN/MSQ-132 engagement control stations, 13 antenna mast groups, 28 M903 launching stations, 56 …

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