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State Department approves $1.1B contract for support of Qatari F-15QA aircraft

State Department approves $1.1B contract for support of Qatari F-15QA aircraft

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Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The State Department announced Wednesday a possible foreign military sale of F-15QA multi-role fighter aircraft program support services to Qatar for a total estimated cost of $ 1.1 billion.State Department officials said that the potential foreign military sale supports the "foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States," as "Qatar is an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Persian Gulf region."The $ 1.1 billion dollar contract is for multiple construction services, cybersecurity and force protection infrastructure in support of Qatar's McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle fleet. Ten U.S. government civilians will also work directly with Qatar to support construction, cybersecurity and force protection efforts there.The State ...
Eurofighter companies add on to Belgian contract bid

Eurofighter companies add on to Belgian contract bid

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Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Eurofighter consortium companies will try to develop national innovation centers in Belgium if Eurofighter is chosen to replace Belgium's F-16 aircraft.The commitment by BAE Systems, Airbus Defense and Space, Leonardo and missile systems company MBDA came in the form of endorsements signed in Brussels during British Minister for Defense Procurement Harriett Baldwin's visit to the office of Eurofighter companies. {link: A Eurofighter release: "https://www.eurofighter.com/news-and-events/2017/10/eurofighter-companies-commit-to-supporting-development-of-national-innovation-centres-for-belgium" target="_blank"} said the endorsements are for two innovation centers, one in Flanders and one in Wallonia."With the support of our partner companies across Europe, we are delighted to ...
Valero awarded $157M fuel contract for Israel

Valero awarded $157M fuel contract for Israel

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Oct. 16 (UPI) -- In a new deal struck between the Defense Logistics Agency and Valero Marketing and Supply Co., Pentagon officials announced Friday the allocation of $ 157 million to the Texas-based company in search of various types of fuel.The contract is designed to be a fixed-price in terms of base cost, but the deal does take into account economic-price-adjustments, so the totality of the contract can be adjusted upward or downward depending on external market factors.The contract acquisition was said to be competitive among the four defense contracting companies who submitted proposals to the Defense Department. The award is a one-year base contract with a one-year option period, plus a 30-day carryover. Work will occur in Texas, with a completion data of Sept. 30, 2017.The work comp...
State Dept. proposes $343B C-17 support contract with Kuwait

State Dept. proposes $343B C-17 support contract with Kuwait

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Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The State Department announced Friday it has approved a possible foreign military sale to the government of Kuwait for continuation of the C-17 logistics support services and equipment.The contract, which requires approval from Congress before being finalized, is said to be worth an estimated $ 342.6 million and would meet a request from Kuwait for three years -- with an option for an additional two years of support -- for two Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military transportation aircraft. The contract would also include access into the Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program or GISP.The GISP is an all-encompassing program that would provide Kuwait with contractor support, upgraded modifications, personnel and equipment training and access to all technical orders and ...
SAIC seeks Army armored vehicle contract

SAIC seeks Army armored vehicle contract

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Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Science Applications International Corp. announced on Thursday that it plans to develop combat vehicle prototypes for the U.S. Army.SAIC's prototypes for the Army's Mobile Protected Firepower, or MPF, program are to be designed, developed and built with ST Kinetics of Singapore and Belgium-based CMI Defense."As a systems integrator, SAIC can deliver an alternative option to the Army that brings together best-of-breed, non-developmental components to field a new combat vehicle quickly that meets critical requirements," Jim Scanlon, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Defense Systems Customer Group, said in a press release. "Rapid delivery of this MPF solution is essential to the Army and our solution is extremely well-positioned to meet these requirements a...