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State Dept OKs Iraq’s Request for $150M in Follow-On Navy Vessel Technical Services

The State Department has cleared Iraq’s request to procure follow-on technical support for U.S.-origin naval vessels and a ship repair facility under a potential $150 million foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; publications and technical documentation; personnel training equipment; and engineering and logistics support …

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State Dept OKs Switzerland’s Request for $115M in F/A-18 Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Switzerland’s request to buy tactical radio systems, software support, cueing platforms and other services to support upgrades to F/A-18 fighter aircraft under a potential $115 million foreign military sales agreement. Switzerland asked to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, ARC-210 GEN 5 RT-1900A(C) radios with anti-jam tactical …

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Kurt Amend Named Raytheon Arabia Business CEO

Kurt Amend, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) operations in Saudi Arabia, has been named CEO of the Raytheon Arabia business. The company said Sunday the nearly three-year public and private sector veteran will oversee the unit’s business strategy and execution of defense-related projects in the Middle Eastern country. Amend’s appointment comes …

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Bruce Stanski Appointed Fluor CFO; Thomas D’Agostino Named Govt Business President

Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group since March 2009, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the Irving, Texas-based construction and engineering services contractor in a move that takes effect Aug. 4. Fluor said Tuesday Stanski will oversee the company’s finance, audit, investor relations, compliance, ethics and merger-and-acquisition …

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BAE Named Prime Contractor in State Dept-Cleared Missile Warning System Sale to Netherlands

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — The Netherlands could soon deploy BAE Systems-built AN/AAR-57A(V)7 Common Missile Warning Systems after the State Department cleared the country’s proposed $58.2 million purchase of the technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the potential foreign military sale of 32 CMWS units for the Netherlands’ AH-64D Apache helicopters …

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State Dept Clears Potential $4B Patriot Missile Sale to Romania

The State Department has approved Romania’s request to procure Patriot air defense systems, support and equipment under a potential $3.9 billion foreign military sales deal. Romania requested seven Patriot Configuration-3+ modernized fire units comprised of seven AN/MPQ-65 radar sets, seven AN/MSQ-132 engagement control stations, 13 antenna mast groups, 28 M903 launching stations, 56 …

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State Dept OKs $151M in Tactical Radio Systems, Tank Ammo Requests From Australia

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy tactical radio systems to support upgrades to F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft as well as 120mm tank ammunition and related services under two foreign military agreements worth approximately $151.4 million combined. Australia requested to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, AN/ALQ-214A(V)4 …

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State Dept Approves $1B JLTV Sale to UK

The State Department has cleared a potential $1.04 billion foreign military sale of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and accessories to the U.K. Oshkosh Corp.‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business will serve as prime contractor for the proposed sale and will provide minimum contractor assistance until the U.K. government can transition to internal support, the Defense …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: NDAA, DoD Purchasing Reform & More

Weekly Roundup June 26 – June 30 2017 A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we saw the unveiling of the House Armed Services Committee’s $696.5 billion defense authorization bill. The draft, titled 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), was revealed on the 26th and asks for …

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State Dept OKs $1.3B in Surveillance Radar Maintenance, Missile Purchase Requests from Taiwan

The State Department has approved Taiwan’s request to buy missiles, torpedoes and related components as well as operations and maintenance support for the East Asian state’s surveillance radar program under seven foreign military agreements worth approximately $1.36 billion combined. Taiwan requested to purchase follow-on sustainment services for the SRP that …

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