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  • Report: Bahrain to Acquire Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighter Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Bahrain to Acquire Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighter Aircraft

    Bahrain has inked agreement to acquire Lockheed Martin-built F-16 units which will continue the fighter aircraft’s production line, Defense News reported Saturday. The report noted the agreement will maintain the production line of the Falcon aircraft and make Bahrain the first nation in the Gulf region to operate the F-16 Block 70 aircraft. F-16 Block 70 […] More

  • State Dept Clears Mexico's $98M Missile, Torpedo Purchase Request - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 and six MK 54 Mod 0 […] More

  • State Dept OKs $62M Lockheed F-16 Software Upgrade Deal for Oman - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs $62M Lockheed F-16 Software Upgrade Deal for Oman

    The State Department has approved Oman’s request to procure items and services for an incremental F-16 software upgrade program under a potential $62 million foreign military sales agreement. Oman asked to buy equipment and services needed to update the Operational Flight Profile software for F-16 subsystems, as well as Mode 5 identification friend-or-foe and secure communications platforms for the […] More

  • Lockheed Delivers First C-130J Airlifter to French Military - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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. 22. The ministry expects the […] More

  • Report: Australia Bought $8B Worth of US-Made Weapons, Military Equipment in 4 Years - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 to 2017 periods. The Australian […] More

  • PAE to Help Manage, Secure State Dept Facilities in Kabul, Afghanistan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 an established relationship built over […] More

  • OGSystems Adds Former Novetta CEO Peter LaMontagne to Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 very excited that Peter will […] More

  • Romania Signs Purchase Agreement for Lockheed PAC-3 MSE Missiles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Romania Signs Purchase Agreement for Lockheed PAC-3 MSE Missiles

    The government of Romania has signed an agreement to buy Lockheed Martin-built Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors and related equipment from the U.S. government. Scott Arnold, vice president and deputy of integrated air and missile defense at Lockheed“™s missiles and fire control business, said in a statement published Thursday the company is honored […] More

  • Romania Inks Agreement for Raytheon Missile Defense System Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Romania Inks Agreement for Raytheon Missile Defense System Procurement

    Romania’s government has signed a letter of offer and acceptance agreement to buy a Raytheon-built integrated air and missile defense system from the U.S. Army. Raytheon said Wednesday the LOA agreement for the Patriot system lays the groundwork for contract negotiations between the U.S. government and the company in an effort to help Romania adopt the missile […] More

  • State Dept OKs Georgia's $75M Javelin Missile, Launcher Procurement Request - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Georgia’s $75M Javelin Missile, Launcher Procurement Request

    The State Department has approved a potential $75 million foreign military sale of Javelin missile systems and command launch units to Georgia. Georgia requested to buy 410 Javelin missiles, 72 Javelin command launch units, 10 basic skills trainers, 70 simulated rounds as well as government and contractor technical assistance, transportation, logistics and program support services, the […] More

  • DynCorp Gets State Dept Info Resource Mgmt Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DynCorp Gets State Dept Info Resource Mgmt Task Order

    DynCorp International will provide information resource management services to the State Department under a potential five-year, $52.8 million task order. The order represents the ninth issued under DynCorp’s Afghanistan Life Support Services contract and contains a one-year base period that commenced Aug. 14, the company said Wednesday. Services covered by the order include internet, television broadcasting and […] More

  • State Dept OKs Abrams Tank Hull, Engine Sale to Kuwait - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Abrams Tank Hull, Engine Sale to Kuwait

    The State Department has approved a potential $29 million foreign military sale of Abrams M1A1 main battle tank hulls and engines to Kuwait. Kuwait asked to procure 218 M1A1 tank hulls with 120-millimeter cannons, AGT-1500 engines and logistics support services for the country’s M1A2 recapitalization effort, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday. The request is associated with a $1.7 billion FMS […] More

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