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State Dept Clears Proposed $495M Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $495 million foreign military sale of Sikorsky Aircraft‘s UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters, General Electric‘s T700-GE-701D engines and associated parts, equipment and services to Saudi Arabia. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday Saudi Arabia’s order for major defense equipment includes nine Black Hawks, 21 GE engines, …

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GardaWorld Acquires Aegis Group; Stephan Cretier Comments

GardaWorld has closed its purchase of private security services provider Aegis Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow in the global protective services market. KippsDeSanto & Co. — financial adviser to Aegis Group on the transaction — announced the deal’s completion Tuesday and said GardaWorld seeks to increase its footprints in …

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Phacil Wins IT Support Task Order for Consular Affairs Service Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 17, 2015 — Phacil has received a $30 million task order to provide information technology assistance to the Bureau of Consular Affairs through 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Phacil said Sept. 2 the work is in support of Office of Consular Systems and Technology service operations, including service …

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State Dept OKs Britain’s $3B Apache Helicopter Reburbishment Request

The State Department has approved the U.K’s request to purchase $3 billion in AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistics services from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the prime contractors for the deal are Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), General Electric (NYSE: …

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State Dept OKs $245M TOW 2A Missile Sale to Lebanon

The State Department has cleared Lebanon’s request to procure tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided 2A missiles, related components and services from the U.S. for use in homeland defense operations under a potential $245 million foreign military sales contract. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will be the primary contractor for the sale that includes …

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State Dept OKs South Korea’s Request for $2.5B in F-16 Upgrade Services

South Korea plans to modernize the country’s KF-16 fighter aircraft fleet through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales deal approved by the U.S. State Department. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will be the prime contractors for the planned modernization of 134 KF-16C/D Block 52 jets, …

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State Dept Clears $100M Mobile Border Surveillance System Sale to Egypt

The State Department has approved a potential $100 million foreign military sales agreement for Egypt to purchase sensor-based mobile border security surveillance platform and related subsystems from the U.S. Egypt will use the mobile sensor security system to help border guard personnel carry out surveillance operations along Libya and other international …

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State Dept Approves $69M AGM-88B Tactical Missile Sale to Australia

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles, related parts and services from the U.S. government under a $69 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the sale includes 14 AGM-88B tactical missiles, 16 AGM-88E advanced anti-radiation guided missiles, eight CATM-88E AARGM, four …

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State Dept Clears $2B in Foreign Arms Sales With South Korea, Lebanon

The State Department has approved two separate foreign military sale agreements worth approximately $2.37 billion combined for South Korea to purchase the Aegis Combat System and Lebanon to buy A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the principal contractors on the $1.91 billion Aegis sale to South Korea are Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), …

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State Dept Approves $146M Lebanon Hellfire Missile Sale

The State Department has cleared a potential sale to Lebanon of $146 million in Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Hellfire II missiles and related components. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thurday that Lebanon is buying 1, 000 AGM-114 missiles along with containers, spare and repair parts, support equipment, technical documentation …

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