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L-3 Fuzing and Ordnance Systems Awarded $37 Million to Provide Mortar Fuses to Saudi Arabia

L-3 Fuzing and Ordnance Systems Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded a $37,347,368 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract (Saudi Arabia) for Option No. 1 production quantities in the amount of 38,284 M734A1 multi-option fuses; and Option No. 1 and No. 2 production quantities in the amount of 165,426 M783 point detonating/delay fuses. Bids were solicited via […]

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Israel’s Multilayer Defense System Nears Completion

A joint U.S.-Israel missile interceptor will be operational in early April, completing Israel’s multilayer defense system, a senior Israeli Air Force official said Monday. David’s Sling is meant to counter medium-range missiles possessed by Iranian-backed Hezbollah militants in Lebanon. When the interceptor becomes operational, it will mark the completion of the multilayer system. That includes […]

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Israel Threatens to Destroy Syrian Air Defenses

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has warned Syria that Israel will destroy its air defense system if Syria fires an anti-aircraft missile at Israeli aircraft again. Speaking on Israel public radio Sunday morning, Liberman said, “The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our airplanes, we will destroy all of them without […]

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U.S. Likely to Send as Many as 1,000 More Troops into Syria Ahead of Raqqa Offensive, Officials Say

The U.S. military has drawn up early plans that would deploy up to 1,000 more troops into northern Syria in the coming weeks, expanding the American presence in the country ahead of the offensive on the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, according to U.S. defense officials familiar with the matter. The deployment, if approved by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis […]

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Boeing Awarded $3.3 Billion to Produce AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters for Saudi Arabia

The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $3,276,522,609 modification (PZ0002) to foreign military sales (Saudi Arabia) contract W58RGZ-16-C-0023 for Apache attack helicopter multi-year lots 7-11, AH-64E full-rate production of remanufactured aircraft and new build aircraft, remanufacture and new build Longbow crew trainers, peculiar ground support equipment, initial spares, integrated logistics support, and engineering technical […]

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Turkey Seeks Russian Loan to Buy S-400 Systems

Turkey has announced its wish to obtain Russia’s loan to buy weapons, including S-400 (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) air defense missile systems, Rostec state corporation CEO Sergey Chemezov told the Rossiya-24 TV channel on Tuesday. “They have voiced their wish to get a loan, but now the issue has not been solved. The Finance […]

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Turkey’s Korkut SPAAG System Enters Production

Following successful qualification trials of the Turkish Land Forces Command (TLFC) Korkut twin 35 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) system a production order for an undisclosed number of systems has been placed with Aselsan. While the qualification trials were carried out with two Korkut twin 35 mm SPAAGs and one command-and-control (C2) system, the TLFC […]