Tag Archives: Foreign Military Sales

Army’s AMRDEC Org Conducts Quality Assurance Test on Apache Helicopters for South Korea

A quality assurance team from the U.S. Army‘s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center has inspected AH-64 Apache attack helicopters South Korea purchased through a foreign military sales deal with the U.S. government. The center performs QA tests to help ensure that domestically made systems or services sold to international defense customers meet the same quality standards required for the …

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus: Super Hornet Cost Could Rise Without Foreign Sales

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has warned that the cost of Boeing‘s Super Hornet could spike if the U.S. government does not approve pending foreign sales of the multirole fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Andrea Shalal writes the White House has delayed its approval for a potential $3 billion sale of 28 Boeing F/A-18E/F jets to Kuwait over …

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State Dept OKs Saudi Arabia’s Request for $200M in Military Training Services

The State Department has approved a potential $200 million foreign military sales agreement for Saudi Arabia to obtain military training services from the U.S. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the deal calls for the U.S. Military Training Mission to Saudi Arabia organization to identify, plan and execute security cooperation training and advisory …

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State Dept OKs $80M Order for Hellfire Missiles From UK

The State Department has approved an $80 million sale of 500 AGM-114R Hellfire II semi-active laser missiles to the U.K. as part of the U.S. government’s effort to bolster close air support for NATO operations. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the U.K. government requested Hellfire missiles and associated equipment from the …

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DSCA to Cut FMS Contract Administration Surcharge by 20%

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency will lower the contract administration services fee for foreign military sales from 1.5 percent on every transaction to 1.2 percent. DSCA said Monday the surcharge reduction will take effect Dec. 1 and falls under an agency initiative to reduce total FMS program cost for …

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