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Boeing Named Principal Contractor on $70M Munitions FMS Deal With Turkey

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as the principal contractor on a potential $70 million foreign military sale of Joint Direct Attack Munitions tail kits to Turkey, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the State Department approved the proposed sale, which includes …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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US Govt OKs South Korea’s Request for $110M in Boeing Missiles, Other Equipment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20,  2015 — South Korea’s proposed purchase of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles and associated equipment and services under a $110 million foreign military sale has received approval from the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday South Korea plans to …

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State Dept Clears Japan’s $1B Northrop Global Hawk Request

The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy $1.2 billion in Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-built Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles and parts from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to buy three RQ-4 Block 30 I Global Hawk aircraft, eight Kearfott GPS units and eight LN-251 GPS units, the Defense …

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Morocco’s Request to Buy $157M in Raytheon Missiles Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has cleared Morocco’s request to purchase TOW 2A missiles, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $157 million contract. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as the prime contractor for the sale that includes 600 TOW 2A radio-frequency missiles, 300 M220A2 TOW launchers and seven TOW 2A RF …

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State Dept OKs Potential $1B Sale of Paveway Bombs, Guidance Kits to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has asked to buy $1.29 billion in air-to-ground munitions and associated equipment and support from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement approved by the State Department. The U.S. and Saudi Arabia will select a prime contractor for the sale through a competitive process, the Defense Security Cooperation …

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State Dept OKs Finland’s $150M Purchase of Lockheed Martin Rocket Pods

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12,  2015 — Finland’s proposed $150 million purchase of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) rocket systems and warhead rockets has received clearance from the State Department under the foreign military sales program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday Finland plans to use the rocket pods …

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France Requests $650M Lockheed C-130J Transport, Refueling Aircraft Sale

The State Department has approved France’s request to purchase four Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) transport planes and tankers from the U.S. government under a $650 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the future sale includes two C130J transport planes and two KC-130J tankers with turboprop engines from Rolls-Royce plus four engine …

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PAE Receives State Dept. Task Orders for Mission Support in Africa

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9,  2015 — PAE will provide mission support services to U.S. partner countries in Africa under task orders and contract modifications awarded by the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the awards are part of the Africa Peacekeeping Program II and Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance …

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State Dept Clears $600M Stryker Vehicle Sale to Lithuania

The State Department has approved Lithuania’s request to purchase Stryker infantry carrier vehicles, related components and logistics support from the U.S. under a potential $599 foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the sale covers 84 M 1126 Stryker ICV with the XM813 30-millimeter or ATK 30-millimeter cannon, 84 M2 …

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