General Dynamics has won a $92.4 million modification contract to supply 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq.
The American weapon maker has won the contract for 120mm munition high explosive with tracer tank ammunition cartridges, US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday.
This tank ammunition will be used for Iraqi Army M1A1 Abrams tanks. Iraq bought 140 of the M1A1 Abrams tank for $2 billion starting in 2008 through a Foreign Military Sales agreement with the US.
Work is expected to be completed by October 16, 2022.
Lockheed Martin has completed the delivery of all the 36 F-16 fighters procured by Iraq, with the last 9 jets delivered to the country on May 3. The Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) procured 24 single-seat Block 50/52 F-16Cs and 12 twin-seat Block 50/52 F-16Ds, although two aircraft have been lost in training accidents in the United States and have not yet been replaced, Jane's reported Wednesday
Textron Aviation Defense LLC has won a $15.3 million contract modification from the US Air Force to refurbish 15 T-6A training planes in Iraq
The United States (US) Army has set up two new military bases at Anbar, a western province of Iraq, days after Washington announced the pullout of American forces from Syria. “The US Army has established two new military facilities in uninhabited parts of the province
The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of five Armed Bell 407GX helicopters configured with rocket launchers, machine guns and countermeasures for an estimated cost of $82.5 million
Turkey and Iraq have been in talks to sign a mutually beneficial military cooperation and trust agreement, Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. Erdogan received Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi in an official ceremony at the presidential palace
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