State Department Approves $75 Million Sale of Logistics Support to the UAE

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates for exercise participation support. The estimated cost is $75 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on October 21, 2016. The Government of the UAE requested a possible […]


Battle for Aleppo Intensifies After Ceasefire Ends

The battle for control of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo intensified on Sunday with air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, the morning after a resurgence in fighting ended a Russian ceasefire, a monitor and rebel groups said. There was fierce fighting between insurgents and Syrian government and allied forces along a strategic frontline in […]


Lockheed Awarded $12 Million to Provide Logistics Support for Saudi and Polish Mk 92 Fire Control Systems

Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded an $11,815,569 cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity modification to a previously awarded contract (N63394-13-D-1301) to incorporate an additional quantity of labor hours procured under the basic contract in accordance with the maximum quantity limitations identified in the contract.  The work to be performed will provide engineering and logistics […]


Hezbollah to Stay in Syria Until ‘Apostate Project’ Defeated

Fighting returned to Syria’s Aleppo Sunday after a cease-fire to allow rebels and civilians to leave the city’s besieged eastern districts expired with no evacuations. As rebels and pro-government forces battled in the contested city’s southern countryside, a pro-opposition media outlet circulated footage of a powerful and hard-line Islamist rebel coalition announcing that the campaign […]


Swiftships LLC Awarded $15 Million to Provide Maintenance Support to the Iraqi Navy

Swiftships LLC, Morgan City, Louisiana, is being awarded a $14,591,075 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-4217) for the accomplishment of continuous lifecycle support for the Iraqi Navy. The contractor will provide technical expertise in preventative and planned maintenance, emergent repairs, and platform overhaul support services for Iraqi patrol boats, off-shore vessels, and defender boats.  […]