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Lithuania to receive 7 Blackhawk helicopters from United States

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The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on 6 July that the State Department has approved a possible sale to Lithuania of 6 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment. The potential deal is for 6 UH-60M Black Hawks,14 T700-GE-701D engines (12 installed and 2 spares), as well as other systems for an estimated cost of […]

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Israel request to buy 990 million gallons of diesel, gasoline and jet fuel from United States

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The Government of Israel has requested to buy approximately 990 million gallons of diesel, gasoline and jet fuel, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Monday in an official notification to Congress. According to a recent service notification, the State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government […]

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U.S. State Department approves possible sale of 8 Osprey aircraft to Indonesia

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The Pentagon confirmed Monday that the State Department has approved a possible sale to Indonesia of 8 MV-22 Block C Osprey aircraft. The potential deal for eight MV-22 Osprey aircraft made by a joint venture of Boeing and Bell Helicopter for an estimated cost of $2 billion, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in an […]

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U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress arrives in Guam

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The U.S. Air Force has deployed B-52H Stratofortress nuclear-capable bomber Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on July 4. The B-52H Stratofortress bomber, assigned to the 96th Bomb Squadron, 2nd Bomb Wing, was deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base. The bomber flew the 28-hour mission to demonstrate U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s commitment to the security and stability […]

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Serbia receives Chinese-made unmanned combat aerial vehicles

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Ministry of the defense Republic of Serbia has taken delivery of the first CH-92A unmanned combat aerial vehicles from China. The surveillance and reconnaissance unmanned aircraft systems, with strike capabilities, was formally handed over at Colonel-pilot Milenko Pavlovic Air Base in Batajnica on 4 July. The CH-92A is a medium-altitude, long-endurance-class UAV purposed for reconnaissance […]

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American troops launches large-scale military exercises in South China Sea

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The U.S. Forces are carrying out a series of large-scale military exercises in the South China Sea amid border tensions between India and China. The USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carriers and several warships were deployed to the South China Sea to demonstrate U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s commitment to the security and stability of the Indo-Pacific […]

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Russian fighter jets again intercept U.S. spy plane as it flew close to Crimea

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Russian SU-27 fighter aircraft scrambled on Wednesday to intercept U.S. Air Force RC-135 Rivet Joint spy plane flying over the Black Sea. The Russian defense ministry reported that Black Sea Fleet SU-27 fighters were scrambled to intercept a U.S. Air Force RC-135 strategic reconnaissance aircraft as it flew close to the Crimean peninsula. “On July […]

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U.S. Air Force’s next-generation refueling tanker aircraft perform an elephant walk

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Ten U.S. Air Force’s refueling tanker aircraft, includes eight newest KC-46A Pegasus and two KC-135s, were a part of Wednesday’s elephant walk exercise at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell’s tanker aircrews and maintenance personnel were tested on their ability to rapidly generating multiple sorties during a weather evacuation exercise. On Thursday, the Air Base […]

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General Electric contracted to produce engines for newest U.S. Air Force fighters

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The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted General Electric for an unspecific number of F110-GE-129 engines for the newest U.S. Air Force F-15EX fighter jets. The contract, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense, is worth more than $101.3 million. Work on the contract will be performed at GE’s Cincinnati worksite and has an expected […]

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Sierra Nevada gets $700N contract to provide AC/MC-130J fleet with advanced electronic warfare technology

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Sierra Nevada Corp. has secured a $700 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the development and procurement of Radio Frequency Countermeasure (RFCM) systems. The U.S Department of Defense said Wednesday that the Sierra Nevada won a $700 million for a contract to develop new Radio Frequency Countermeasures system to integrated onto AC-130J Ghostrider and […]

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