Arms Sales

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.S. government is on track to approve nearly $40 billion in foreign military sales in the 2016 fiscal year that ends October 1, down from $46.6 billion last year, a top Pentagon official said on Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
There is “no evidence” of indiscriminate bombing or breaches of international humanitarian law by Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen, the UK Government insisted yesterday. In its response to a report by a House of Commons committee on the crisis in Yemen, the Government defended its Gulf ally and key arms client, and said no action will be taken to halt weapons sales.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.S. Army delivered AN-TPQ-36 Firefinder radar systems to the Ukrainian military, the service's Security Assistance Command said Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Polish government intends to finalize an agreement with the US government by the end of the year to buy the Raytheon-made Patriot air-and-missile defense system, the Polish defense minister said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. It’s good for one or two stories a year in the mainstream media, usually when the annual statistics on the state of the business come out.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. It’s good for one or two stories a year in the mainstream media, usually when the annual statistics on the state of the business come out.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The UK government licensed arms exports worth $4.2bn to Saudi Arabia during the first 12 months of the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen, a campaign group has revealed. The Campaign Against Arms Trade's analysis of government figures, released this week, shows the total is at least $657m more than previously thought.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States delivered 24 AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven unmanned aircraft systems to Ukraine on 27 July, the US Embassy in Kiev said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States urged the UN Security Council on Friday to back a regional force for South Sudan to shore up UN peacekeepers unable to cope with the violence.

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