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US Approves $800m Hellfire Missiles for Iraq

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of Hellfire missiles and Captive Air Training Missiles, related equipment and support. The estimated cost is $800 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of five thousand (5,000) AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles; Ten (10) 114K M36E9 Captive Air Training Missiles; […]

US Offers Helicopter Support in Ramadi

By Simon Kent. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said that, if requested the Iraqi army can benefit from US ground attack helicopters and embedded military advisers in the final stages of the fight for Ramadi. The Iraqi army have recently made significant advances into the center of the town, (pictured above) which is the capital […]

Pentagon Expedites $17.9m Equipment for Iraq

The Defense Department has expedited $17.9 million in equipment and supplies –- some which have already been delivered –- to the Iraqi government, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters on Tuesday. Warren provided a general update on equipment and supplies authorized for delivery to the Iraqis. “This was a $17.9 million [Foreign Military […]

Apache Sale Thrown into Doubt

By John Lee. Defense News reports that a proposed $4.8-billion deal to sell the latest Apache AH-64E helicopters to Iraq may have fallen through. According to the report, the US government made Baghdad a formal offer for the 24 helicopters, along with spare parts and a comprehensive training program, but the Iraqis have not yet […]

$69m Contract for Hellfire Missiles

By John Lee. Hellfire Systems LLC, of Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $68,721,521 [80 billion Iraqi dinar] modification (P00104) to firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-11-C-0242 to acquire 1,361 Hellfire II tactical missiles in containers and air-to ground missiles: model AGM-114R, AGM-114R-3, AGM-114P-4A, TGM M36E7, and ATM-114Q-6. The countries involved in this foreign military […]

US Approves $700m Lockheed Missile Deal

The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $700 million (816 billion Iraqi dinars). The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on […]

$82m of Hellfire Missiles for Iraq

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on Thursday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AGM-114K/R Hellfire Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $82 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 500 AGM-114K/R Hellfire missiles, Hellfire missile conversion, blast fragmentation […]