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  • DoD Seeks Aerostat Sources in Support of FMS Deal With Saudi Arabia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD Seeks Aerostat Sources in Support of FMS Deal With Saudi Arabia

    The Defense Department has begun to seek vendors that can develop, deliver and operate 10 tethered aerostat platforms for Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg Government reported Tuesday. DoD said in an April 16 announcement that aerostats should have a set of sensors such as acoustic sensors, a ground indicator for moving targets and two electro-optical/infrared sensors in […] More

  • State Dept OKs $53M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sale to Netherlands - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs $53M Raytheon Air-to-Air Missile Sale to Netherlands

    The State Department has approved the Dutch government“™s request to buy 26 Raytheon-built AIM-120 C-7 advanced medium range air-to-air missiles, military equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $53 million foreign military sales agreement. The Netherlands also asked to procure AMRAAM guidance section spares, captive air training missiles, control section spares, missile containers, test […] More

  • State Dept OKs Sale of Harpoon Block II Missiles to Thailand - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Sale of Harpoon Block II Missiles to Thailand

    The State Department has cleared Thailand“™s request to buy RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface-launched missiles and related support services from the U.S. under a potential $24.9 million foreign military sales agreement. Thailand also asked to purchase training support, repair and spare parts, technical documentation, containers, logistics, program assistance and engineering support services, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said […] More

  • State Dept OKs $58M Sale of BAE-Built Missile Warning Systems to Netherlands - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs $58M Sale of BAE-Built Missile Warning Systems to Netherlands

    The State Department has given the Netherlands the green light to buy BAE Systems-built AN/AAR-57A(V)7 Common Missile Warning Systems and related support services under a potential $58.2 million foreign military sales agreement. The Netherlands requested to procure 32 CMWS for integration onto the country’s fleet of AH-64D Apache helicopters, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday. The FMS transaction […] More

  • Report: Boeing Remains Optimistic on Proposed $21B F-15 Sale to Qatar - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Boeing Remains Optimistic on Proposed $21B F-15 Sale to Qatar

    Boeing continues to expect that a potential $21.1 billion foreign military sales deal  between the U.S. and Qatar over F-15 aircraft and related support will push through amid President Donald Trump“™s comments on the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Middle Eastern countries, Defense News reported Tuesday. “We have been working closely with the U.S. […] More

  • State Dept OKs Boeing-Built Munitions Tail Kit Sale to Kuwait - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Boeing-Built Munitions Tail Kit Sale to Kuwait

    The State Department has given Kuwait the go-ahead to purchase 750 Joint Direct Attack Munitions tail kits and related components from the U.S. government under a potential $37 million foreign military sales agreement. Boeing will serve as the sole-source contractor for the FMS transaction that also covers spares of JDAM load build trainers, support tools, repair and return […] More

  • State Dept OKs Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radar, Humvee Sale to Egypt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radar, Humvee Sale to Egypt

    The State Department has approved Egypt“™s request to purchase Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 radars, High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles Ml 152 and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $70 million foreign military sales agreement. ThalesRaytheonSystems, a joint venture of Thales Group and Raytheon, will serve as principal contractor for the sale that covers eight Sentinel radars, 16 HMMWV Ml 152 […] More

  • Army Picks BAE Subsidiary for M109A5 Howitzer Repair FMS Contract With Brazil - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Picks BAE Subsidiary for M109A5 Howitzer Repair FMS Contract With Brazil

    A BAE Systems subsidiary has received a potential three-year, $54 million contract from the U.S. Army to update and repair 32 M109A5 howitzers for the government of Brazil as part of a foreign military sales agreement. BAE Systems Land & Armaments will perform work at various locations through March 31, 2019, the Defense Department said […] More

  • State Dept Clears $65M SM-2 Block IIIB Missile Sale to South Korea - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept Clears $65M SM-2 Block IIIB Missile Sale to South Korea

    The State Department has given South Korea the go-ahead to procure SM-2 Block IIIB Standard missiles and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $65 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon will serve as principal contractor for the sale that covers 17 SM-2 Block IIIB missiles and 17 missile containers, the Defense Security Cooperation […] More

  • Firstec, KJF Deliver Components to Northrop for South Korea“™s Global Hawk - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Firstec, KJF Deliver Components to Northrop for South Korea“™s Global Hawk

    Northrop Grumman has received component parts from Korea Jig and Fixture and Firstec for integration with South Korea“™s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system. Northrop said Thursday it received deliveries of KJF-built aerospace-grade machine parts after Firstec handed the wire harnesses designed to transmit electrical signals for the UAS early this year. Firstec and KJF started producing […] More

  • General Atomics to Supply Reaper Drones to Spain; Linden Blue Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics to Supply Reaper Drones to Spain; Linden Blue Comments

    Spain’s defense ministry has placed an order for four General Atomics-built Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles through a $243 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. The contract also covers MTS-B electro-optical/infrared sensors, two Block 30 ground control stations, line-of-sight datalink platforms and Block 20A Lynx multi-mode radar for the Spanish armed forces, General […] More

  • France Orders 3rd General Atomics Reaper Drone From US - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    France Orders 3rd General Atomics Reaper Drone From US

    France has placed an order for a third General Atomics-built Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. Air Force, the French defense ministry said Thursday. The French government made the order through the country“™s directorate general of armaments and under a military program that aims to equip its air force […] More

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