In just three short months, the US State Department has blown past its dollar total of foreign weapon sales cases for all of last year — but a close look at the numbers shows that industry should temper its expectations for the rest of 2017. Through Dec. 23, the State Department has ok’d 21 foreign […]
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Tail Kits and related equipment, and support. The estimated cost is $37 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 20, […]
The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $10,887,958 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract (Kuwait) with options for post-production service support and performance base logistics for the Kuwait Air Force 64D Apache helicopters. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work will be performed in Kuwait, with an estimated completion date of Dec. […]
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $207,534,768 not-to-exceed, firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 51 full rate production Lot 90 Harpoon weapon systems, components, and spares for the governments of Egypt (20); Korea (19); and Brazil (12). In addition, this contract provides for components and spares for the Navy; and the […]
Raytheon, Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded a $27,456,865 modification (P00048) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-13-C-0111 (Israel, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Taiwan, Netherlands) for depot level diagnosis and repair capability for PATRIOT secondary items. Work will be performed in Andover, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2019. Fiscal […]
Kay and Associates Inc., Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is being awarded a $63,016,210 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide contractor maintenance and support services in support of F/A-18 C/D aircraft for the government of Kuwait under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Kuwait, and is expected to be complete by January 2018. Foreign military […]
WARA Construction Co. LLC, Rochester Hills, Michigan, was awarded a $46,341,754 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales (Kuwait) contract for construction of two air defense sites and an information coordination central building, as well as associated operations and maintenance costs for three years. Bids were solicited via the Internet with eight received. Work will be performed in […]
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait for recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment, support, and training. The estimated cost is $1.7 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 12, 2016.
Raytheon Southwest Asia System Co., Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded a $7,891,848 modification (P00008) to foreign military sales (Kuwait) contract W31P4Q-16-C-0022 for Patriot technical assistance including planning, training, maintenance and sustainment of the Patriot (Kuwait) weapon systems. Work will be performed in Andover, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2017. Fiscal 2017 other […]
Nov 28 Kuwait plans to buy 28 Boeing F-18 Super Hornets, a military official said on Monday, reaffirming plans to buy the warplanes 10 days after the U.S. State Department notified Congress of the possible sale of 40 of the jets to the Gulf state.
The timing and phasing of recent U.S. arms deals in the Middle East underscore the complicated balance for the United States of addressing the concerns and needs of multiple partners in the region who frequently view each other with suspicion. The White House approved the sale of fighter aircraft to Qatar and Kuwait in late […]
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 […]
In the run up to Thursday’s summit at Camp David, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had predicted that “we are fleshing out a series of new commitments that will create… a new security understanding” to “take us beyond anything that we have had before.” Yet President Obama had outlined a much more limited objective, […]