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Australia’s Request for $148M in M795 Howitzer Ammo Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy M795 155mm high-explosive projectiles from the U.S. government under a potential $148 million foreign military sales transaction. Australia plans to use the howitzer ammunition to build up homeland defense capability, deter regional threats and meet its operational readiness training needs, the Defense …

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State Dept Seeks Industry Help for EHR ‘Analysis of Alternatives’

The State Department has issued a request for information on vendors that can help develop an “analysis of alternatives” for an upcoming electronic health record system procurement effort. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says that DOS needs industry support to evaluate the potential advantages and risks of the department’s shared EHR services with other federal …

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State Dept. Clears Ukraine’s Javelin Missile & Launcher Procurement Request

The State Department has approved Ukraine’s request to purchase Javelin missiles and command launch units under a potential $47 million foreign military sales deal. Ukraine’s request covers 210 Javelin missiles, 37 CLUs, basic skill trainers, technical assistance, transportation, training, logistics and program support services, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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Kevin Fagan Named ManTech Federal Civilian & Health IT Business General Manager

Kevin Fagan, formerly a vice president at ManTech International, has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of the company’s federal civilian and health information technology unit. He will oversee the company’s approach to support the missions of federal clients that include the departments of Homeland Security, State, Veterans Affairs and …

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State Dept OKs $70M Vertical Launching System Sale to Finland

The State Department has cleared Finland’s request to purchase shipborne vertical launching systems, equipment and support services under a potential $70 million foreign military sales deal. Finland asked to buy four Mk 41 Baseline VII strike-length VLS units, spares, handling and test equipment, operator manuals and technical documentation from the U.S. government, the Defense …

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State Dept Clears Mexico’s $98M Missile, Torpedo Purchase Request

The State Department has approved a potential $98.4 million foreign military sale of missiles, torpedoes, ammunition, spares and repair parts to Mexico. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday the proposed agreement will cover the delivery of six RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface launched missiles, 23 Block II Rolling Airframe Missile tactical missiles …

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Lockheed Delivers First C-130J Airlifter to French Military

France’s military received an initial C-130J Super Hercules airlifter from Lockheed Martin in December. The C-130J-30 aircraft that arrived at Orleans Air Base in France is the first of four Lockheed-built planes ordered by the French directorate general of armament through a contract with the U.S. government, the French ministry of the armed forces said Dec. …

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Report: Australia Bought $8B Worth of US-Made Weapons, Military Equipment in 4 Years

Australia’s military purchased approximately $7.8 billion worth of military weapons and equipment through the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program in the past four years, Australia’s ABC News reported Thursday. Data was based from government contracts reviewed by the Australian national audit office between the 2012 to 2013 and 2016 …

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PAE to Help Manage, Secure State Dept Facilities in Kabul, Afghanistan

PAE has received a one-year, $59.9 million contract to provide operations, maintenance and life support services at Department of State facilities located in the international zone of Kabul, Afghanistan. The contract with the department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs also covers static and mobile security services, PAE said Friday. “We have …

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OGSystems Adds Former Novetta CEO Peter LaMontagne to Board of Directors

Peter LaMontagne, former CEO of analytics company Novetta, has been appointed to the board of directors at the Chantilly, Virginia-based geospatial and security technology provider OGSystems. OGSystems said Monday LaMontagne brings to his more than 17 years of national security and technology experience in the commercial and federal markets to the company. “We are …

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