Arms Sales

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 06:18
Qatar plans to buy US Patriot missile batteries and Apache attack helicopters in an arms deal worth about $11 billion, senior Pentagon officials said Monday.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 07:20
Under German law, arms exports require a special licence which is not normally granted for countries where there is armed conflict, such as Colombia. Despite not having such license, SIG Sauer sold the guns to the US knowing they would be exported to Colombia.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 06:58
U.K. companies exported hundreds of tons of chemicals to Syria between 1983 and 1986 that were probably used by the country to produce nerve agents, including sarin, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 08:05
The State Department has told lawmakers informally that the Obama administration wants to sell Iraq more than 4,000 additional Hellfire missiles for the government’s fight against Islamic insurgents, according to people familiar with the plan.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 07:02
Iraq will turn to Iran, Russia and elsewhere for arms and military advice if the Obama administration won't supply what it needs to halt an Al Qaeda splinter group, Iraq's ambassador to the United States said Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 10:15
Azerbaijan purchased about 1,000 new missile-artillery systems over the past twelve years.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 06:58
President Obama has authorized another 200 U.S. troops to secure the American Embassy in Iraq as well as Baghdad’s international airport, bringing the total U.S. deployments to Iraq this month to 775.
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 09:15
The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Commerce published regulations today that streamline U.S. export controls on certain military electronics by shifting less sensitive equipment, parts, and components from Category XI of the Department’s U.S. Munitions List (USML) to the Department of Commerce’s Commerce Control List (CCL).
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 09:25
The Armed Forces of Azerbaijan is planning to buy a new Artillery Firing Simulator from Turkey.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 08:32
The German government released its annual report on the country's arms sales around the world, and what made headlines was the fact that defense exports jumped 38 percent from 2012 to 2013. But in the Caucasus and Central Asia, Germany regularly denied export licenses on grounds of poor human rights records, ongoing conflicts, and the possibility of the equipment being resold to third countries.