The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 500 AGM-114K/R Hellfire Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $82 million.
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 this capability in future contingency operations. Iraq will have no difficulty absorbing these additional weapon systems into its armed forces.
The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Iraq is expecting the delivery of Russian weapons and military equipment next month, a senior Iraqi official was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti. “The second batch of Russian weapons will arrive in Iraq in January,” said Muhammed al-Aqili, a deputy head of the ruling faction in the Iraqi parliament
Iraq signed a $1.1 billion deal with South Korea to buy 24 multi-role light fighters, officials were quoted as saying by AFP
The Iraqi government has witnessed a 15.56% expenditure growth in past five years with $17
Iraq takes delivery of the first four Russian-made Mi-35 helicopter gunships as part of a multibillion dollar weapons deal. Iraq expects to receive a consignment of around 40 Mi-35 and Mi-28NE attack helicopters by the end of the year in order to bolster its borders and for use in antiterrorist operations, according to RIA Novosti
Russia will soon supply over 10 fully armed and equipped Mi-28NE Night Hunter attack helicopters to Iraq under a $4.3 billion agreement signed in 2012
L-3 Link announced today that it has been awarded a contract modification from the U.S
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
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
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