The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved the sale of nine UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters to Slovakia.
Slovakia wants the helicopters to replace its fleet of 14 Soviet-designed Mil Mi-17 copters, which are produced and maintained by the Russian-owned firm Rostec.
The contract now requires congressional approval, and then negotiations will begin in earnest between the two governments, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced in a statement Friday.
Alenia Aermacchi and the Slovak Defence Ministry have signed a contract for the supply of two C-27J Spartan aircraft including the training of pilots and maintenance personnel. The acquisition of the C-27J by the Slovak Air Force is part of the Slovak Armed Forces modernisation programme, of which the two new tactical transport aircraft are a first step
The Slovak military will purchase two Italian tactical transport aircraft C-27J Spartan, according to local media reports. Defence Minister Martin Glváč announced that the contract on delivery of the two machines will be inked next week, the TASR newswire reported
The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Sweden have signed a letter of intent agreeing to co-operate on using the Saab Gripen fighter paving the way for a potential Slovakian acquisition of the aircraft. “Today's signing will lay the foundation for bilateral co-operation around a common airspace surveillance of Slovakia and the Czech Republic,” the Swedish defence ministry said August 30
EADS Defence and Security (DS) will modernize the identification systems of the Slovakian armed forces in order to avoid friendly fire and to increase air traffic security. According to an announcement made by the company, Defence Electronics (DE), an integrated activity of DS, has been awarded a contract for the upgrade of existing MSSR 2000 I IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) systems to NATO Mode 4 standard
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved $495 million sale of 9 UH-60M Black Hawk Utility helicopters to Saudi Arabia. The sale also includes 21 T700-GE-701D Engines, 20 Embedded Global Positioning Systems with Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS), 12 AN/AAR-57, Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) and 20 M240H 7
The US State Department has approved a $1.5 billion sale to Japan of two Lockheed Martin Corp Aegis combat systems for boosting Japan's defenses against a ballistic missile attack
Slovakian armed forces will be cutting down on Russian military equipment as part of its modernization program, Slovakian President Andrej Kiska said Tuesday. “The process of modernization of the Slovak armed forces has begun
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