Lebanon has received shipment of the $25 million worth equipments that includes more than 70 M198 howitzers and over 26 million rounds of ammunition on Sunday at Beirut’s port.
US provided weapons for helping the Lebanese army to fight against IS militants who have staged incursions from Syria. These came in addition to a fleet of bulletproof Humvees that arrived last month.
Lebanon was the fifth biggest recipient of U.S. military aid. It received more than $100 million last year, US Ambassador David Hale was quoted as saying by multiple reporters.
“Support for the (Lebanese military) remains a top priority for the United States. Recent attacks against Lebanon’s army only strengthen America’s resolve to stand in solidarity with the people of Lebanon to confront these threats,” the embassy was quoted as saying by AFP.
The Lebanese navy will receive a U.S
The Lebanese army on Wednesday conducted a live-fire demonstration of TOW-II missiles, supplied by the United States. The US Ambassador David Hale was quoted as saying by AP that the demonstration at a Lebanese army base in the eastern Baalbek region follows the delivery of more than 200 TOW-II missiles and dozens of launchers in late May at worth over $10 million
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on Thursday has cleared the sale of 1,000 Lockheed Martin AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-surface missiles to Lebanon valued at $146 million. The proposed Sale includes the missiles, support and sustainment, and training
The Lebanese Army announced today that it has received a shipment of BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles from the US. The shipment, included an untold number of BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles and their launch pads, was received at Beirut airport late Sunday
Lebanon has received the first shipment of a mix of French land, sea and air equipment including armored vehicles, heavy artillery, anti-tank missiles, and mortar and assault weapons worth $3 billion on Monday, Reuters reported. The Saudi-funded deal to provide Lebanon with French weapons is underway as the first shipment arrived at the Beirut International airport
The US Air Force and Army have released the names of the top companies under the Pentagon's Superior Supplier Incentive Program (SSIP), categorizing the top 25 largest industry partners for each service into three tiers of performance. Among the top tier suppliers for the Air Force are the business units behind the F-35 joint strike fighter, while major firms such as Boeing military aircraft and Northrop Grumman's aerospace system were listed as Tier 2
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