Arms Sales

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.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:14
India has lined up several big-ticket defense projects for discussion between its prime minister, Narendra Modi, and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit meeting in Goa next month, according to a Ministry of Defence (MoD) official.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 08:55
Landmine clearance company Denel Mechem has recently sold ten CASSPIR 2000 mine protected vehicles to Benin and has 15 on order with the United Nations as it promotes the latest version of the CASSPIR mine protected armoured vehicle.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 08:47
Riyadh has signed a contract with Chinese firm Chengdu for an unspecified number of Pterodactyl drones.That could be a problem, since the Saudis are in the midst of a rather nasty war.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 08:40
Israel and the Obama administration have agreed to a historically large sum in defense aid to Israel, but several pro-Israel lawmakers are saying the amount is just not enough.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 06:30
The top Democrat on the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he will not back a proposal to block a $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia over its war with Yemen.

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