Lockheed Martin has won a $700 million Hellfire missiles contract for Iraq, the defense Security Cooperation agency reported.
The contract involves sale of 5000 AGM-114/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on July 28, 2014. This proposed sale directly supports the Government of Iraq and serves the interests of the people of Iraq and the United States. Iraq will use the Hellfire missiles to help improve the Iraq Security Forces’ capability to support current on-going ground operations.
Iraq will also use these capability in future contingency operations. Iraq, which already has Hellfire missiles, will have no difficulty absorbing these additional missiles into its armed forces.
The Iraq Air Force reportedly received over a dozen of Sukhoi Su-25 ground attack aircrafts from Russia to reinforce its forces in their battle against militant offensive. In a video released on Wednesday by the defense ministry, three Sukhois shown landing are likely from Iran, media reports reported
Lockheed Martin delivered the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force on Thursday at its Fort Worth facility, according to an official statement. The F-16s are being built in a configuration tailored to meet the specific requirements of the Iraqi Air Force, and the contract includes mission equipment and a support package provided by Lockheed Martin and other U
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1151A1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) and associated equipment worth $101 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 13, 2014
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for Beechcraft AT-6C Texan II aircraft and associated equipment worth $790 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 24 AT-6C Texan II aircraft, 2 spare PT-6A-68 turboprop engines, 2 spare ALE-47 Counter-Measure Dispensing Systems and/or 2 spare AAR-47 Missile Launch Detection Systems, non-SAASM global positioning systems with CMA-4124, spare and repair parts, maintenance, support equipment, publications and technical documentation, tanker support, ferry services, personnel training and training equipment, U
Michael Baker International has been awarded contracts worth total $838 million to support Iraq's purchase of F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft under the US foreign military sales (FMS) programme. Under the contracts, the company will provide design, engineering, construction, and other services to support the deployment of the aircraft at Balad Air Base, Iraq, over the next three years
Iraq has requested a $700 million Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of air traffic control and landing systems, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced. Iraq has requested the commercially available FAA Air Traffic Control (ATC) Equipment Suite and Airfield Navigational Aids Suites for air bases in Tikrit, Al Basra, Al Kut, and Taji
The US Navy has successfully test-fired modified AGM-114L Hellfire missiles as part of its Surface to Surface Missile Module (SSMM). One of the Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) intended Mission Modules, the SSMM is intended to increase the lethality of the Navys growing LCS fleet and is scheduled for deployment in late 2017
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Wednesday that it has approved sale of air-to-ground missiles to Egypt for $57 million. “The US State Department notified Congress on Tuesday of a possible sale to Egypt of AGM-114K/R3 Hellfire II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $57 million,” DSCA said in a statement
Iraq will not take delivery of 36 F-16 fighter aircraft after the United States expressed security concerns surrounding the delivery of the aircraft. Instead, the Pentagon will send them to Tucson, Arizona where the Iraqi pilots are training
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved sale worth $600 million worth M1A1 Abrams tank ammunition, equipment, parts and logical support to Iraq, the agency reported Monday. “This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a strategic partner,” the DSCA Monday report read
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