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U.K.’s $500M MQ-9 UAV Support Extension Request Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has approved a potential $500 million foreign military sale of defense articles and support services for the U.K’s fleet of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business and MAG Aerospace will serve as prime contractors for the sale, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. The …

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State Dept Clears Potential $2.91B F-16 Aircraft Sale to Slovakia

The State Department has approved Slovakia’s request to buy 14 F-16 Block 70/72 V configuration aircraft and related equipment and services from the U.S. government through a potential $2.91 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will act as the prime contractor in the proposed deal in support of Slovakia’s …

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State Dept Approves Potential $1.3B Chinook Helicopter Sale to Spain

The State Department has approved Spain’s request to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as prime contractor of the possible sale, which covers 17 Chinooks with customer-unique modifications, 21 AN/AAR-57A(V)8 common missile warning systems and 42 embedded global …

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AECOM Partners With IFS to Improve Supply Chain Management, John Vollmer Comments

AECOM announced Wednesday it will partner with IFS to strengthen its supply chain using the latter’s IFS Applications, a software suite for critical business processes such as supply chain management, predictive maintenance and digital transformation. The integrated application suite will expand AECOM’s service offerings, increase efficiency, reduce manual processes, and …

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Report: Poland Inks Offset Deals With Lockheed, Raytheon for Patriot Missile System

Poland has signed potential 10-year offset agreements with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) related to the European country’s planned procurement of the Patriot missile system, The Times of Israel reported Friday. “The offset agreements for the Wisla program are signed… This is the final step before signing …

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Kratos Secures State Dept Clearance for Int’l Marketing of 2nd Tactical UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will work to market a second tactical unmanned aircraft system in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region following an approval from the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Mako drone is designed …

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State Dept OKs $1.08B in TOW 2B Missile, Maintenance Requests From Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved Saudi Arabia’s request to buy TOW 2B missiles, repair parts and spares for combat vehicles and maintenance support services for its fleet of helicopters under three foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $1.08 billion combined. Saudi Arabia requested to procure Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) TOW 2B missiles …

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Suzanne Liscouski Joins Govplace as Strategy & Business Development VP

Suzanne Liscouski, former vice president of federal civilian agencies and client executive at NCI, has joined information technology reseller Govplace as VP of strategy and business development. Govplace said Monday Liscouski will be responsible for developing the Reston, Virginia-based company’s corporate strategy and plans for BD and capture activities. At …

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Kratos Gets State Dept Approval to Market Tactical UAS in Europe, APAC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has received clearance from the State Department to market a company-built tactical unmanned aircraft system to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the UTAP-22 Mako drone, which will be available to …

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Raytheon Named Prime in Qatar’s $197M FMS Request for Air Operation Center Upgrades

The State Department has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as prime contractor on a potential $197 million foreign military sale of equipment and services to modernize the Qatari air force’s Air Operation Center. The proposed deal covers one Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminal, Global Positioning System Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module chips and Simple Key Loaders, …

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