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State Dept OKs Finland’s Requests for $735M in Harpoon Block II, Evolved Seasparrow Missiles

The State Department has cleared Finland’s request to buy Harpoon Block II surface-launched missiles and Evolved Seasparrow Missiles under two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $734.7 million combined. Finland asked to purchase RGM-84Q-4, RGM-84L-4, RGM-84Q-4 upgrade kits, RTM-84L-4 and RTM-84Q-4 Harpoon Block II+ Extended Range Grade B missiles under a potential $622 million FMS …

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John Heller: PAE Buys Macfadden in Humanitarian, Disaster Response Expansion Push

PAE has purchased Silver Spring, Maryland-based disaster response services provider Macfadden & Associates for an undisclosed sum. “Macfadden will expand PAE’s customer reach, building upon the relationship PAE established with [the U.S. Agency for International Development] when PAE supported their response to the Ebola outbreak in 2015,” PAE CEO John …

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State Dept Clears $6.53B Lockheed-Built F-35A Aircraft Sale to Belgium

The State Department has approved Belgium’s request to buy 34 Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A conventional take-off and landing fighter aircraft from the U.S. government under a potential $6.53 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed and United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary will serve as prime contractors in …

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State Dept OKs Saudi Arabia’s Request for $500M in Missile System Support Services

The State Department has given Saudi Arabia the green light to continue to purchase missile system services from the U.S. government under a potential $500 million foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal that seeks to …

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State Dept OKs $133M SM-3 Block IIA Missile Sale to Japan

The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy Standard Missile-3 Block IIA, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $133.3 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business and BAE Systems’ U.S. arm will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal …

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Lockheed Martin Tapped for US-Oman FMS Deal on F-16 Software Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been named as the prime contractor on a potential $62 million foreign military sale of incremental software updates for Oman’s F-16 aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday the State Department cleared Oman’s request to …

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US Advances Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria Through LOA

The U.S. government has moved to advance the sale of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft, weapons and related equipment to Nigeria, DefenceWeb reported Tuesday. Stuart Symington, U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, presented on Dec. 27 a letter of offer and acceptance to Sadique Abubakar, head of the Nigerian air force, in …

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State Dept Awards PAE $423M Task Order for Aviation Support to Colombian National Police

PAE has received a potential $423 million task order to support rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft platforms of the Colombian national police’s aviation unit. The company said Wednesday it will provide administrative, technical, maintenance, training, safety, logistics and procurement services for 59 aircraft units that include Bell-206 helicopters, C-208 caravans, UH-1HII, UH-60L and UH-60A. The …

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PAE to Support Southcom Counternarcotics, Base Ops in Curacao, Aruba

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2017 — PAE will support the U.S. Southern Command‘s anti-drug surveillance and base operations in Curacao and Aruba under a $79 million task order for a joint Defense Department and State Department program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Counternarcotics and Global Threats task order covers mission …

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State Dept OKs Poland’s $200M Follow-On Request for F-16 Sustainment Services

The State Department has given Poland the green light to procure follow-on F-16 aircraft  sustainment and support services from the U.S. government under a potential $200 million foreign military sales deal. Poland requested the procurement of aircraft maintenance, upgrades and overhaul support, technical documentation, engineering, spare and repair parts, test equipment and logistics support …

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