US on Track for Record Foreign Weapon Sales

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 […]


Lockheed Awarded $1.4 Billion to Provide Patriot Missiles to the U.S. Military, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Others

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $1,452,561,722 fixed-price incentive, foreign military sales contract (Republic of Korea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates) for fiscal 2017 PATRIOT advanced capability production to include 205 missile segment enhancement U.S.. and Qatar missiles; 58 cost reduction initiative U.S. and Republic of Korea […]


Boeing Awarded $208 Million to Provide Harpoon Missiles to Egypt, Korea, Others

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 Awarded $27 Million to Repair Patriot Missile Components for Israel, Saudi Arabia, Others

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 […]


CAPCO LLC and Armtec Countermeasures Co. Win $47 Million to Replenish Countermeasure Cartridges for US Allies

CAPCO LLC, Grand Junction, Colorado (FA8213-17-D-0001); and Armtec Countermeasures Co., Coachella, California (FA8213-17-D-0002), have been awarded a combined, not-to-exceed $47,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for replenishment of BBU-48 A/B impulse cartridges. Work will be performed at Grand Junction, Colorado; and Lillington, North Carolina, and is expected to be complete by June 15, 2023. This contract involves […]


State Department Approves $3.5 Billion Sale of AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters to the UAE

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates for Apache AH-64E Helicopters and services, as well as related equipment, training, and support. The estimated cost is $3.5 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December […]


Raytheon Awarded $22 Million to Maintain Hawk Missile Stockpiles for Turkey, the UAE, and Spain

Raytheon Co., Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded a $ 22, 998,943 cost-plus-fixed-fee foreign military sales (Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Spain) contract for management, logistics and engineering support for the Hawk missile stockpile reliability program and the operations of worldwide theater readiness monitoring facility. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work locations and […]


US Weapons Exports End 2016 at $33.6 Billion

The US hit $33.6 billion for foreign weapon sales in fiscal year 2016, down $13 billion from the record-setting FY 2015 number. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Tuesday that it cleared $2.9 billion of Foreign Military Financing-funded cases; $5.0 billion in Building Partner Capacity-funded cases; and $25.7 billion funded by partner nations. Among […]


Raytheon Awarded $178 Million to Provide Production Components for ESSM Missiles for the UAE, Spain, and Thailand

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $177,929,800 firm-fixed-priced, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-5408 for the procurement of multi-year fiscal 2016-2017  Evolved Seasparrow Missiles Block I production requirements.  Under the terms of the modification, Raytheon Missile Systems will provide 186 all up rounds, inert operation missiles, spare components, shipping containers, and […]