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This section includes the latest news relating to U.S. security policy around the world. Updated daily, the news provided in this searchable database highlights the most relevant security developments from around the world. 

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Monday, February 6, 2017
A US$51,852,276 firm-fixed-price contract has been awarded to L-3 Fuzing Ordnance Systems Inc. - See more at: http://www.rebuildingiraq.net/news/view/35156-L-3-Fuzing-Ordnance-Systems-Inc-Awarded-$US51-Million-Defense-Contract#sthash.3XAxq6qH.dpufEnglish
Country(s): 
Iraq
Afghanistan
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Raytheon received a $202 million foreign military sales contract to provide engineering services for its Patriot weapon system.English
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Foreign Military Sales
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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Kazakhstan's ministry of defense received its fourth Huey helicopter from the United States under the U.S. foreign military sales program.English
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Kazakhstan
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sallyport Global Holdings a $200 million contract modification to continue to manage the security and operation of Iraq’s Balad Air Base.English
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Iraq
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Government-to-government defence equipment sales to the United Kingdom should be brought under the country's single source procurement regulations regime, says the watchdog set up to monitor over charging by defence contractors.English
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United Kingdom
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, January 23, 2017
Major General Stephen Farmen commands the US Army Security Assistance Command, which manages more than $170 billion in foreign military sales and support. In 2016 the command had more than $14 billion in new business and anticipates more than $16 billion in 2017. But as General Farmen said "its not about the dollars, it's about the effects."English
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, September 26, 2016
Oshkosh Defense has been awarded a $378 million modification to a foreign military sales contract covering tactical vehicle sales to Cameroon, Iraq and Somalia.
Country(s): 
Iraq
Somalia
Cameroon
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, September 26, 2016
Boeing, the US aerospace and defence manufacturer has been contracted by the US department of defence for producing all-weather, anti-ship Harpoon missiles for India under the foreign military sales program.English
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India
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Foreign Military Sales
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Within days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington this month, and India's entry into Missile Technology Control Regime backed by President Barack Obama, New Delhi has sought to buy Predator drones from US-based General Atomics through the Foreign Military Sales program.English
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India
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Foreign Military Sales
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Thursday, June 2, 2016
The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified congress of the potential foreign military sale of F/A-18 C/D services and support to Kuwait.English
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Kuwait
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Thursday, June 2, 2016
The State Department has approved a $260 million foreign military sale of logistics support services, support and communications equipment, personnel training and spare and repair parts for F-16 units to Oman.English
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Oman
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Foreign military sales by the United States are growing because its products are considered well-made and reliable, but it is a complicated area not only involving foreign governments but various departments inside the American government and Congress having to sign off on those agreements.English
Country(s): 
Global
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Despite calls from Pentagon officials, foreign leaders and industry executives that the foreign military sales (FMS) process must be changed, the Congress appears highly unlikely to take up any such efforts before the end of the Obama administration. Congressional sources and analysts agree that there simply isn’t enough interest to push through meaningful reforms in the next nine months on the FMS issue, given both its complexity and global sensitivities to weapon sales.English
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Western Hemisphere Regional
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, December 7, 2015
Bolivia is scheduled to receive its last three AS332 Super Pumas from Airbus Helicopters in 2016, completing a 2013 order.English
Country(s): 
Bolivia
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Thursday, October 8, 2015
Democrats on a key Senate panel are holding up bomb sales for the Saudi air campaign in Yemen amid growing concerns over the rising death toll, Al-Monitor has learned. English
Country(s): 
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, June 22, 2015
The US State Department this month has approved two possible foreign military sales (FMS) to Lebanon, but if the sale of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft is approved, US military aid will not pay for them.English
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Lebanon
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer announced Sunday that the U.S. would not yet sell F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Arabian Gulf region nations on the same day Israel confirmed it would buy 14 additional F-35s.
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Israel
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, February 23, 2015
The increased involvement of Middle East military forces in fighting Islamic insurgents is expected to spur demand for more equipment, ranging from precision weapons to items to safeguard borders and troops.
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United Arab Emirates
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Foreign Military Sales
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Thursday, February 5, 2015
President Barack Obama's nominee for defense secretary on Wednesday vowed to cut through "red tape" slowing U.S. arms deliveries to Jordan, which plans to step up its fight against Islamic State after the killing of a captured Jordanian pilot.
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Jordan
Program(s): 
Foreign Military Sales
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The U.S. Army is considering equipping the Iraqi army’s M1A1 tanks with upgrades to provide greater protection from land mines and roadside bombs and to add rotating, remotely operated machine guns to attack snipers.English
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Iraq
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Foreign Military Sales
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