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Mexico Buys UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters

Mexico Buys UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency […]


China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study

China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study

China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world’s number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday. The volume of the multi-billion dollar world arms trade rose 16 percent during […]


Germany Floods Middle East with Weapons

Germany Floods Middle East with Weapons

German Vice Chancellor and Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel is facing an awkward trip. From Saturday, he will be on a four-day journey through Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar – all countries where Germany has significant business interests. […]


Jordan to Buy M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods

Jordan to Buy M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Jordan for M31 Unitary Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Rocket Pods and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $192 […]


Saudi Arabia becomes top arms importer

Saudi Arabia becomes top arms importer

Saudi Arabia overtook India in 2014 as the world’s biggest importer of defense equipment, fuelled by tensions in the Middle East, according to a study published on Sunday by respected analysts IHS Jane’s. Global defence trade currently stands at $64.4 […]


Israel to buy 14 F-35 fighter Jets from US

Israel to buy 14 F-35 fighter Jets from US

Israel is to purchase 14 F-35 stealth fighters from US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin at a cost of around $110 million each, the defence ministry said Sunday. “The defence ministry will purchase an additional 14 F-35s for around $3 billion, […]


Russia’s Arms Exports Top $13 Billion In 2014

Russia’s Arms Exports Top $13 Billion In 2014

Russian arms exporting firm Rosoboronexport, owned by state conglomerate Rostec, sold more than $13 billion worth of military products last year, the head of Rostec said on Monday. “In 2014, we sold a little more than $13 billion worth of […]


Slovakia To Buy UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters

UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Slovakia for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $450 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt’s decision to buy 24 Rafale jet fighters from France underscores its determination to diversify its sources of weapons and reduce its dependence on the United States, experts said. The 5.2-billion-euro ($5.9 billion) deal is a historic first foreign sale […]


 
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