Arms Sales

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:27
The Pentagon is buying bombs for allies to drop on Islamic State militants, essentially fronting the cash to speed up weapons deliveries, top military officials said.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:25
US foreign military sales dropped by around $10 billion in 2016, but the Pentagon’s top weapon sales official isn’t concerned that interest is waning globally.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:19
India is trying to hasten a deal with the United States to buy Predator drone aircraft for military surveillance.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 08:17
Sikorsky has been awarded a $38 million contract to provide another four Black Hawk helicopters to Tunisia, which will also be the recipient of a nearly $10 million contract to support its ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 07:46
The Obama administration has told Congress it won’t complete approval for Bahrain to buy as many as 19 F-16 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin Corp. and upgrades for older ones for almost $4 billion until the Gulf ally demonstrates progress on human rights, according to people familiar with the issue.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:17
Proforce Limited’s Keji Akerele told defenceWeb that the Nigerian Army is due to receive nine Ara (Thunder) mine-resistant, ambush protected (MRAP) and that the production process has started in conjunction with the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON). Deliveries are expected from 2017.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:06
The British government and the UK arms industry have a “politically intimate and hugely compromising relationship” that sees government officials working “hand in glove” with companies promoting weapons exports, according to campaigners who have tracked thousands of meetings between officials and arms trade representatives.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 07:57
The White House has approved long-pending fighter jet sales to Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait, the chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker confirmed Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:59
Angola is set to this month receive a number of overhauled Mi-24P attack helicopters from Russian Helicopters, which has also repaired the first three Mi-8s for Egypt.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:46
The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence has confirmed plans to acquire the Network Centric Air Defence System (NASAMS) from Norway’s Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace with the aim to boost the country’s air defense capabilities.

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