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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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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 […]

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IDF Mulls Major Fighter Jet, Helicopter Deals

Israel is likely to buy a squadron of Boeing’s upgraded F-15s and must choose between Sikorsky-Lockheed Martin’s CH-53K helicopters or Boeing’s CH-47 Chinook. The IDF is preparing for two major deals with the US, including the procurement of aircraft designed to renew its stock of warplanes and transportation helicopters. It has been decided to purchase two […]

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Boeing Wins $46 Million to Provide Contractor Support for Saudi F-15SA Fighters

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $46,399,274 modification (PZ0001) to previously awarded contract FA8505-14-C-0004 to definitize a foreign military sales requirement providing interim contractor support for the F-15SA aircraft for the Royal Saudi Air Force. Work will be performed at King Khalid Air Base, Saudi Arabia, and is expected to be […]

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Alliant Techsystems Awarded $67 Million to Produce Rocket Motors for AIM-9P Missiles for Egypt, Bahrain, and Taiwan

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, doing business as ATK Tactical Propulsion and Control, Rocket Center, West Virginia, has been awarded an estimated $67,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for production of SR-116 rocket motors for the AIM-9P rocket. Work will be performed at Rocket Center, West Virginia, and is expected to be complete by Feb. 27, 2022. This contract […]

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ONI Report: Iran Developing Sub-Launched Missiles to Combat Ships in Strait of Hormuz

Iran is developing a submarine that could launch an anti-ship cruise missile designed to quickly sink an American warship operating in the Strait of Hormuz, according to a new assessment of Iranian naval capabilities published Wednesday by the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence. Citing Iranian press reports, the new ONI study – Iranian Naval Forces: A Tale […]

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Kaman Fuzing and Precision Products Wins $9 Million to Produce Hawk Missile Arming Devices for the UAE and Bahrain

Kaman Fuzing and Precision Products, Middletown, Connecticut, was awarded a $9,293,377 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract (United Arab Emirates and Bahrain) for the production and delivery of 1,050 Hawk safety and arming devices. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order; with an estimated […]