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Raytheon continues Patriot engineering support

TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 18 (UPI) -- A $115.9 million U.S. Army contract has been given Raytheon to keep providing engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System.

Boeing, Netherlands integrate helo logistics support

VOLKEL, Netherlands, June 17 (UPI) -- A $60 million integrated contractor logistics support contract has been signed by Boeing and the Dutch Air Force, merging two separate helicopter supply chains.

Raytheon continues Global Hawk ground support

DULLES, Va., June 17 (UPI) -- On-site logistics support for ground elements of the U.S. Air Force fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawks will continue to be provided by Raytheon under a new contract.

Kuwait asks F/A-18 support

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. military has notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale of technical and logistics support to Kuwait.

Libya seeks C-130J deal

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Libya is seeking two C-130J-30 aircraft, with associated equipment and services, through a Foreign Military Sales deal worth $588 million.

Navy aircraft get GenDyn support

FAIRFAX, Va., June 4 (UPI) -- Advanced mission computers aboard U.S. Navy F/A-18, EA-18G and AV-8B fighters will continue to receive logistics and repair support from General Dynamics.

SSAI, BAE win Army aviation support contract

ARLINGTON, Va., June 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Army aircraft modifications are to be supported by Support Systems Associates Inc. and its major sub-contractor, BAE Systems.

New Zealand signs $120M deal for helicopters

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., May 13 (UPI) -- New Zealand's Ministry of Defense has signed a $120 million contract with the Kaman Corp. of the United States for Super Seasprite helicopters.

Australia orders satellite terminals

CANBERRA, Australia, May 10 (UPI) -- A subsidiary of U.S. company L-3 Communications is to supply satellite terminals to Australia's military.

Italian army receives first NH90 TTC

ROME, May 3 (UPI) -- The Italian army has received its first NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter variant from AgustaWestland.

Europen allies seek FMS deals

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- U.S. military allies in Europe are seeking missiles and support services under separate Foreign Military Sales deals worth a combined total of $565 million.

Brazil's FX-2 jet fighter purchase decision put off again

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 17 (UPI) -- Brazil's long-delayed FX-2 fighter purchase program has been delayed again, leaving all three leading contractors guessing the outcome, whenever it happens.

Saab, AEL in avionics arrangement

LINKOPING, Sweden, April 15 (UPI) -- Brazilian electronics firm AEL Sistemas S.A. will produce avionics for Saab of Sweden's Gripen NG fighter if it is chosen for Brazil's FX-2 program.

AMS support contract for Alenia Aermacchi

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 11 (UPI) -- The air force of Brazil has given Italy's Alenia Aermacchi a $75.8 million contract for logistics support for its fleet of AMX ground attack aircraft.

Logistics deal for Super Tucanos

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 11 (UPI) -- The Brazilian Air Force's fleet of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft will receive logistics support and services from the combat aircraft's manufacturer, Embraer.

L-3 Link helo simulators to Taiwan

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has selected L-3 Link Simulation & Training to build UH-60M Operational Flight Trainers for Taiwan.

Tunesia gets first C-130J

MARIETTA, Ga., April 5 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has delivered a C-130J Super Hercules to Tunisia, the first African country to receive the latest model of the airlifter.

Qatar seeks Javelin missiles

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- Qatar is seeking a U.S. Foreign Military Sales deal for 500 Javelin missiles and associated items worth $122 million.

Philippine navy orders AW109s

ROME, March 28 (UPI) -- The Philippine navy has contracted AgustaWestland for two AW109 Power helicopters with an option to buy two more.

More Textron armored vehicles for Afghans

NEW ORLEANS, March 11 (UPI) -- Textron Marine and Land Systems is producing additional Mobile Strike Force Vehicles for the Afghan army under a U.S. FMS deal.

M7 wins $50M BAE subcontract

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 5 (UPI) -- BAE Systems has given a subsidiary of Elbit Systems of America a $50 million subcontract to provide logistics support for U.S. Navy aircraft.

UTC supplying Turkey with recon pods

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 1 (UPI) -- UTC Aerospace Systems' DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system is being supplied to the Turkish air force for use on F-16 aircraft.

State Dept. tags Vanquish for Iraq support

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Operations and maintenance services at an Iraq's Basra International Airport will be performed for the U.S. Department of State by Vanquish Worldwide.

More PAR systems for France

GENOA, Italy, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- French military procurement agency DGA has ordered precision approach radar systems for the French air force from Italy's Selex ES.

Medical logistics work for AAR Defense

WOOD DALE, Ill., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A medical logistics support contract has been awarded to AAR Defense Systems and Logistics by the U.S. Army.
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