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Pentagon Readies Aggressive ISIS Proposals for Trump

The Defense Department is prepared to provide the new administration with military options to accelerate the war against ISIS in Syria that could send additional US troops into direct combat, CNN has learned. These options would inherently increase the risk for US troops compared to what President Barack Obama was willing to accept. The options […]

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Alliant Techsystems Awarded $17 Million to Upgrade Iraqi Cessna 208 Aircraft with HD Video

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $16,946,770 firm-fixed-price modification (P00007) to previously awarded contract FA8106-16-C-0004. Contractor will fully develop and implement a modification in Iraq to install five MX-15 HD systems and upgrade all Cessna 208 aircraft to HD video. Work will be performed in Iraq, and is expected to be […]

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US Says 75% of ISIS Fighters Killed

At least 75% of ISIS fighters have been killed during the campaign of US-led airstrikes, according to US officials. The US anti-ISIS envoy said the campaign has winnowed ISIS’ ranks to between 12,000 and 15,000 “battle ready” fighters, a top US official said on Tuesday. The figures mean the US and its coalition partners have […]

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Alliant Techsystems Awarded $22 Million to Provide Logistics Support for Iraqi Cessna 208s

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $22,189,071 firm-fixed-price modification (P00010) to exercise an option on previously awarded contract FA8106-16-C-0004 for contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208 fleet. Work will be performed at various locations in Iraq, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2017. This […]

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Iraq Reportedly Finalizing HQ-9 Air Defense Order

Iraq is close to finalising a USD2.5 billion order for Chinese military equipment that includes HQ-9 long-range air defence systems, Iraq’s Mawazin news agency cited well-informed sources as saying on 28 November. The HQ-9 is derived from the Russian S-300PMU system. The exports version is designated the FD-2000 and another version is offered called the […]