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Indonesia To Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles

Indonesia To Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Indonesia for AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $47 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]


Japan To Buy V-22B Block C Osprey Aircraft

Japan To Buy V-22B Block C Osprey Aircraft

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for V-22B Block C Osprey aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $3 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency […]


French leader oversees Qatar jet deal, to attend Gulf summit

French leader oversees Qatar jet deal, to attend Gulf summit

French President Francois Hollande sought to boost ties in the Gulf Monday as he oversaw the signing of a warplanes deal with Qatar and arrived in Saudi Arabia for a summit. Hollande was to be the first Western head of […]


France’s Dassault poised to ink fighter jet deal with Qatar

France’s Dassault poised to ink fighter jet deal with Qatar

French group Dassault Aviation is poised to sign a 6.3-billion-euro ($7-billion) deal with Qatar for 36 of its Rafale fighter jets, the presidency and sources said Thursday, in the third foreign order this year. Having struggled for years to sell […]


Qatar Has Chosen the Rafale Fighter Aircraft

Qatar Has Chosen the Rafale Fighter Aircraft

Dassault Aviation is honored by Qatar’s decision to acquire 24 Rafale aircraft to equip its Air Force. The contract between the State of Qatar and Dassault Aviation is to be signed on Monday, May 4 in Doha in the presence […]


Military Spending and Arms Sales in the Persian Gulf

Military Spending and Arms Sales in the Persian Gulf

There are many ways to measure the Persian Gulf military balance, but one key indicator is to look at the relative size of Persian Gulf military expenditures and the size and nature of Gulf arms imports and transfers of military […]


US Approves India Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

US Approves India Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India for Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $96 million. The Defense Security […]


Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon Company announced it has been awarded a contract worth over $2.0 billion to deliver the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract, awarded on April 2, 2015 and booked in the […]


US Troubled By Possible Russian Missile Sales to Iran

Russian s-300 air defense system

Russia‚Äôs decision to lift a self-imposed ban on supplying an advanced air defense system to Iran is reverberating in Washington, where officials worry the move could lead to a series of complications, some of which could further destabilize the Middle […]


 
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