Arms Sales

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:27
An Indian cabinet committee gave its approval Wednesday to a long-delayed deal for the purchase of 36 fighter jets from France's Dassault, as the country looks to counter China's growing military clout.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:04
The US Senate scuttled a measure to block the $1.15 billion sale of US tanks to Saudi Arabia, though a Hill fight is looming over another measure that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 07:26
After a series of Saudi-led airstrikes that reportedly killed and wounded civilians in Yemen, members of both the House and the Senate have introduced legislation to block a $1.15 billion arms sale that would supply the longtime American ally with a fresh contingent of tanks.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 06:45
Armenia has shown off advanced missile systems it acquired from Russia, giving it both a potentially substantial military boost as well as a source for controversy in Armenia's state of heightened political tension.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 06:36
Egypt has requested a possible sale of eight Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 radars, support vehicles, radios, spares and training from the United States in a deal that could be worth $70 million.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 06:31
The Botswana Defence Force Air Wing has taken delivery of a single Airbus Helicopters EC225LP Super Puma helicopter, which was acquired second hand from Spain.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 07:37
Senators will face a vote this week on a resolution disapproving the sale of more than a billion dollars worth of arms to Saudi Arabia. Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said Monday afternoon that it looked likely that the measure he's drafted with a bipartisan group also led by Connecticut Democrat Christopher S. Murphy will get a vote on Wednesday.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 08:00
Egypt took delivery of a second French Mistral helicopter carrier on Friday, part of a $1 billion deal signed last year. The two ships were originally built for sale to Russia, but that sale was canceled after Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 07:58
The US is set to approve long-pending fighter jet sales to Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait now that a landmark aid deal with Israel has gone through, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Wednesday.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:40
Airbus plans to deliver the first C295W search and rescue aircraft to the Brazilian air force in the first quarter next year, the company tells FlightGlobal.