Arms Sales

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.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:59
Bell Helicopter has been awarded $86 million in contracts to supply ten Huey II helicopters to Kenya and Uganda, and will deliver another five rotorcraft to an unnamed African military this year.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:48
Missile manufacturer Denel Dynamics has taken a step closer to selling the Ingwe missile to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by teaming up with the ITEAC Group.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:40
Lawmakers in both parties are growing more skeptical of the U.S. alliance with Saudi Arabia.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:27
Boeing, the US aerospace and defence manufacturer has been contracted by the US department of defence for producing all-weather, anti-ship Harpoon missiles for India under the foreign military sales program.