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Lockheed Awarded $39 Million To Produce and Sustain Two F-16 Air Combat Training Centers in Jordan

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $39,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for production and sustainment of two F-16 air combat training centers. Contractor will provide acquisition of up to two air combat training centers, and contractor logistic support. Work will be performed in Jordan, and is expected to be complete by […]

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State Department Approves $115.1 Million Deal to Repair Jordanian F-16 Engines

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Jordan for repair and return of F-16 Engines, sustainment and support. The estimated cost is $115.1 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Jordan has requested approval to […]

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Obama Admin Emphasizes Jordanian Support

As a top Jordanian official visits Washington this week, the Obama administration is doing its best to remind Congress of the military support it has given to the longtime regional ally. The visit of Prince Faisal bin Hussein to DC this week also comes while Jordan appears to be aligning itself more closely with Russia. […]

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Lockheed Martin to Deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods to Royal Jordanian Air Force

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently received a contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) to the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) in support of urgent operational requirements. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver 10 Sniper ATPs and provide integration support beginning later this year. The RJAF is currently conducting precision-strike missions with five […]

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United Technologies Corp. Awarded $63.7 Million to Remanufacture F-16 Engines for Egypt, Jordan, Others

United Technologies Corp., doing business as Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded a $63,668,414 modification to exercise an option on previously awarded contract FA8121-10-D-0008. Contractor will provide remanufacture of FI00-PW-I 00/200/220/220E/229 engine modules. Work will be performed at Columbus, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by April 22, 2016. This contract […]

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Gulf Air Forces Display New-Found Confidence

In recent years, the air forces of the Gulf nations have undergone a dramatic transformation, growing in both size and stature. In the past few months, the Royal Bahraini Air Force, the Royal Jordanian Air Force, the Qatar Emiri Air Force, the Royal Saudi Air Force and the UAE Air Force and Air Defence have […]

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United Technologies Wins $17 Million to Re-manufacture F-16 Engines for Egypt, Jordan, Others

United Technologies Corp. doing business as Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded an estimated $16,663,785 for the second option to previously awarded requirements for firm-fixed-price contract FA8121-10-D-0008. Contractor will provide remanufacture of FI00-PW-I 00/200/220/220E/229 engine modules. Work will be performed at Columbus, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by April 22, […]

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The Saudi-led Coalition Is Not Ready to Fight the Islamic State

President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited Saudi Arabia last week hoping to reassure nervous Gulf allies that American security commitments remain in force in the wake of last year’s Iran nuclear deal. In exchange, the White House was hoping to encourage the Gulf states to play a more active role in the […]