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German Weapons Exports Decline Significantly

German Weapons Exports Decline Significantly

The German defense industry’s exports were down significantly in 2014, compared to year before. The drop is partly due to a government pledge to keep a closer eye on the sector and what it exports where. Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel […]


Australia To Buy AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles

Anti-Radiation Missile (ARM)

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia for AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $69 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency […]


Saudi Arabia Orders Four Airbus C295W Aircraft

Saudi Arabia Orders Four Airbus C295W Aircraft

The Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia has purchased in open competition, and after carrying out a complete evaluation, four C295W aircraft to enhance its capabilities. The C295W has been chosen based on its demonstrated excellent operational capabilities in hot […]


Sagem Wins Contract for AASM Hammer Missiles On Egypt’s Rafale Fighters

Sagem Wins Contract for AASM Hammer Missiles On Egypt’s Rafale Fighters

PARIS AIR SHOW: Sagem (Safran) has signed a major contract with the arms authority of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense for AASM Hammer air-to-ground missiles to be deployed by the Egyptian air force. This contract follows the acquisition by Egypt […]


Pakistan wins first jet order at Paris Air Show: spokesman

Pakistan wins first jet order at Paris Air Show: spokesman

Pakistan has won the first order for its JF-17 Thunder jet fighters, an air force spokesman said Monday, a long-held goal for the nation which wants to boost its military exports. The latest models of the jets, which are locally […]


Paris Air Show goes green but sales war takes center-stage

Paris Air Show goes green but sales war takes center-stage

PARIS: With air passenger numbers set to double to six billion annually by 2030, the world’s premier air show in Paris will next week focus on green issues even as the aircraft sales war remains center stage. The Paris Air […]


US Approves Sale of A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft to Lebanon

US Approves Sale of A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft to Lebanon

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $462 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


South Korea to Buy Aegis Combat System

South Korea to Buy Aegis Combat System

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Aegis Combat Systems and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.91 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation […]


French arms exports in 2014 ‘best in 15 years’

French arms exports in 2014 ‘best in 15 years’

Paris: French arms exports rose 18 percent in 2014, according to a defence ministry report published Tuesday, the country’s best export performance for 15 years. France sold 8.2 billion euros ($9.1 billion) of weapons last year, mainly due to clinching […]


UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $130 million. […]


 
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