Friday, October 30, 2020

Topic: Kuwait

Pentagon approves Patriot missile sale to Kuwait worth $800 million

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of Patriot missiles to Kuwait with an estimated cost of $800 million, a Defense Security...

Pentagon clears $281 million sale of HERCULES recovery vehicles to Kuwait

The Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has announced that the U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale...

U.S. Navy awards contract to General Dynamics for procurement of F/A-18’s Gatling guns

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a modification to a previously awarded contract from the U.S....

U.S. Marine Corps AV/8B Harriers deployed to Kuwait

CORRECTION: Story corrected on August 15 to note that the Harrier is not deployed to Kuwait. Harrier's unit is attached to and supporting a...

U.S. amphibious group complete Kuwait training

The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a two-week training exercise aboard multiple U.S. military installations in Kuwait,...

Raytheon awarded $47M to procure guided missile launchers for F/A-18

U.S. defense contractor Raytheon is awarded the contract to procure LAU-115 and LAU-116 guided missile launchers. The contract, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense,...

Kuwait to get several thousand bombs from the USA

Kuwait is set to receive several thousand general purpose bombs from the USA, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 2 August.  According to the US...

Kuwait to receive new F/A-18 Super Hornet multi-role fighter aircraft

On 27 June 2018, Boeing has won a foreign military sales contract to supply 22 F/A-18E and six F/A-18F Super Hornets to the Kuwait...

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Russia successfully tests new anti-ballistic missile system

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