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State Department approves sale of 24 Apache helicopters to Qatar for $3B

State Department approves sale of 24 Apache helicopters to Qatar for $3B

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May 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 24 Apache helicopters and spare parts to Qatar for $ 3 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification Thursday, notifying Congress of the possible foreign military sale. The contract also includes four spare engines, as well as night vision sensors, fire control radars, radio frequency interferometers, warning system, GPS with inertial navigation, Hellfire missiles and launchers and rockets, as well as guns, government and contractor engineering and technical and logistics support services. The proposed sale will support U.S. foreign policy and national security "by helping to improve the security of a friendly country that continues to be an important force for political and economic...
Boeing contracted for maintenance on Qatari AH-64E Apache helicopters

Boeing contracted for maintenance on Qatari AH-64E Apache helicopters

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Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Army has contracted Boeing to conduct maintenance on the Qatari air force's AH-64E helicopters. The roughly $ 49.2 million deal will fund services conducted by a Maintenance Augmentation Team, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The full $ 49.2 million will be obligated at the time of the award using the Army's fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds. The Defense Department expects work to conclude by July 2024. The AH-64Es, also known as Apaches, are helicopters that typically carry AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and Hydra 70 rocket pods. They have four blades and are rotary-winged. Let's block ads! (Why?) Business News - UPI.com