Arms Sales

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:23
The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified congress of the potential foreign military sale of F/A-18 C/D services and support to Kuwait.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:13
The State Department has approved a $260 million foreign military sale of logistics support services, support and communications equipment, personnel training and spare and repair parts for F-16 units to Oman.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:35
Senators Rand Paul, a Republican, and Chris Murphy, a Democrat, want to amend the National Defence Authorisation Act to link the provision of US weapons and ammunitions to Saudi Arabia to a presidential certification.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:32
France will hand over the first of two Mistral-class warships to Egypt in a port in southwestern France, local news sources in Egypt and France reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:19
Namibia has received a batch of small arms from Russia to equip its Marine Corps as part of contracts signed in previous years.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:53
Russia has delivered the first two Mi-28NE attack helicopters to Algeria, out of an order for 42 of the aircraft. Photos posted by defence blog Secret Difa3 show two Mi-28NEs in Algerian colours being unloaded from what is apparently an Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft in Algeria on 26 May. Algerian Mi-28s have been seen flying in Russia for several months now ahead of deliveries.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:34
Qatar's intention to procure Javelin missiles through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program has been given the official green light. The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which handles the FMS program, said approval had come from the U.S. State Department.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:21
Frustrated by a growing death toll, the White House has quietly placed a hold on the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia as the Sunni ally continues its bloody war on Shiite rebels in Yemen, U.S. officials tell Foreign Policy.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:16
This month, the United States delivered the first batch of 762 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to Egypt free of charge. That’s on top of the $1.3 billion in military aid the Obama administration has allocated to the regime of Abdel Fatah al-Sissi this year. The White House refuses to condition these gifts on an improvement in Egypt’s horrendous human rights record.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:44
For over a year now, the British government has flatly rejected claims that the Saudi Arabian-led coalition has violated the laws of war during its conflict in Yemen, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.