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US OKs Basler Military Transport Aircraft Sale to Argentina Valued at $143M

The U.S. Department of State has approved Argentina’s request to purchase the Basler BT-67 transport aircraft and associated materials and program support, such as spare engines and parts, repair and maintenance services, and technical documentation. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which transmitted the State Department’s approval to Congress, said the proposed procurement has an estimated...

Iraq Secures US Approval for Proposed $140M Aircraft Contractor Logistics Support
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Iraq Secures US Approval for Proposed $140M Aircraft Contractor Logistics Support

The United States has approved the Iraqi government’s request for aircraft contractor logistics support worth $140 million. Under the proposed foreign military sale, Baghdad will receive aircraft sustainment services for its C-172 and AC/RC-208 fleet. The requirements include technical and proficiency training for Iraqi maintainers and aircrews, spare and repair components, engineering and technical services,...

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Saudi Arabia Looks to Improve Surveillance Capability With $101M Proposed FMS

The United States has cleared a potential $101.1 million sale of multifunctional information distribution systems to Saudi Arabia. The Department of State approved Wednesday Riyadh’s latest request to purchase 50 MIDS-low volume terminal Block Upgrade 2 terminals and 100 MIDS-LVT BU2 retrofit kits. According to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the new order will be...

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RTX, ProjectXYZ Named as Prime Contractors for US-Ukraine HAWK Deal

RTX and ProjectXYZ are the principal contractors for the potential $138 million sale of sustainment-related articles and services to Ukraine for the HAWK Phase III Missile System. According to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Department of State has approved Kyiv’s request to procure HAWK sustainment support. Requested products and services include engineering and integration...

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Canada to Boost Military Spending Under New Defense Policy

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Defence Minister Bill Blair have released an updated defense policy that puts Ottawa on track to meet NATO’s goal of 2 percent military spending-to-GDP ratio, Canada’s Department of National Defence announced on Monday. The new policy, titled “Our North, Strong and Free,” aims for a defense spending of 1.76 percent...

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New Zealand’s C-130J Super Hercules Completes Debut Test Flights in US Skies

New Zealand’s first C-130J Super Hercules has completed its initial test flights in the United States. The Lockheed Martin-manufactured aircraft flew for 246 minutes over Georgia and Alabama, achieving an altitude of 10,500 feet and traveling a span of 984 kilometers, Auckland said. Defence Minister Judith Collins described the test flights as a significant milestone...

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Lockheed Martin Conducts Spy-7 Radar Live Track Test for Japan’s Aegis-Equipped Ships

Lockheed Martin detected space objects using its AN/Spy-7(v)1 radar for Aegis system-equipped vessels during the technology’s first live track demonstration.  From the company’s facility in Moorestown, New Jersey, the solid-state radar transmitted data to Amazon Web Services for processing. “The Spy-7 radar product line uses technology from the long-range discrimination radar program to enhance overall strength against evolving threats,” said Chandra...

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US Army Infrared Aircraft Survivability System Gaining Interest From Foreign Militaries

The U.S. Army intends to sell the Common Infrared Countermeasures system to international allies and partners.  According to Col. Brock Zimmerman, program manager for aircraft survivability equipment at the Army, countries have expressed interest in acquiring the CIRCM system.  All the service needs to begin offering the technology to foreign militaries is approval from the appropriate...

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Denmark to Sell 24 F-16 Fighter Jets to Argentina

Denmark has agreed to sell 24 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighters to Argentina. The two countries signed a letter of intent on March 26 in Buenos Aires, with Danish Defence Minister Troels Lund Poulsen and Argentine Defence Minister Luis Alfonso Petri representing their respective sides. In a statement, Lund Poulsen confirmed the “possible sale,” noting that...

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Northrop Grumman Books $60M Contract to Upgrade US Navy, Australian EA-18G Aircraft Communication

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced a $60.34 million contract award to Northrop Grumman for the manufacture and supply of Airborne Electronic Attack System Enhancements B-Kits for Weapons Replacement Assemblies 7s and 8s and low-band dedicated receivers for the EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft of the U.S. Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force. The...

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