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Northrop Grumman Wins $434M State Dept. Consular Systems Modernization Contract

The State Department announced in a Federal Business Opportunities notice posted Tuesday that it will award a $434.2 million contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for updates on a platform that works to process visas, passports and emergency services to U.S. nationals based abroad. Northrop will support the ConsularOne program by providing …

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Secret Service Vet A.T. Smith Named Torres Senior Security Adviser

A.T. Smith, a 29-year U.S. Secret Service veteran, has joined Falls Church, Va.-based Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions as senior security adviser. Smith will advise the company on cyber, physical and executive protective security matters as part of the global security advisory team in support of clients across the departments of …

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State Dept OKs Potential $1.4B Lockheed Transport, Tanker Aircraft Sale to Germany

The State Department has approved Germany’s request to procure three Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J-30 military transport aircraft and three KC-130J tanker planes from the U.S. government under a potential $1.4 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed will serve as the prime contractor in the proposed deal that seeks to build up …

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Report: Greece Greenlights $1.45B F-16 Aircraft Modernization

Greece’s government council for foreign affairs and defense has approved a plan to buy F-16 aircraft upgrade services from the U.S. through a potential $1.45 billion contract, Reuters reported Saturday. Reuters cites a defense ministry official that says 82 Greek fighter jets will undergo refurbishment within the country and three …

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State Dept OKs Potential $911M AH-1Z Helicopter Sale to Bahrain

The State Department has approved Bahrain’s request to buy 12 Bell Helicopter-built AH-1Z attack helicopters and related equipment and services through a potential $911.4 foreign military sales agreement. Bell Helicopter and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will act as prime contractors in the proposed FMS deal in support of Bahrain’s efforts to deter …

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State Dept OKs $180M in F-16 Training Support, Precision Guided Kit Requests From Netherlands

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $180 million combined for the Dutch government to buy from the U.S. government M1156 precision guided kits as well as defense services and articles in support of its air force’s F-16 training unit. The Netherlands requested to purchase …

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State Department OKs Potential $1.2B MH-60R Helicopter Sale to Mexico

The State Department has approved a potential $1.20 billion foreign military sale of eight MH-60R multimission helicopters, equipment and support services to Mexico. Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) rotary and mission systems business will serve as the principal contractor for the sale meant to help increase Mexico’s threat deterrence and homeland defense capacities, …

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State Department OKs $300M sale of BAE-made rocket guidance sections to Qatar

The State Department has approved a potential sale to Qatar of $300 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems II guidance sections from BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm. Qatar seeks 5,000 APKWS II guidance systems and 10,000 MK66-4 2.75-inch rocket motors and high-explosive warheads, as well as support equipment and services under …

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State Dept Clears $1.3B Sale of Self-Propelled Howitzer Structures to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sale of 155mm M109A5/A6 medium self-propelled howitzer structures and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia asked to buy 180 M109A5/A6 self-propelled howitzer structures from the U.S. government for conversion into 177 155mm M109A6 Paladin medium self-propelled howitzer systems, …

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State Dept OKs Germany’s $2.5B Request for Northrop MQ-4C Triton Drones

The State Department has given Germany the green light to procure four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems from the U.S. government through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Northrop and Airbus’ defense and space business will serve as prime contractors in the proposed FMS …

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