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Lockheed Martin Awarded $119m F-16 Contract

By John Lee. Lockheed Martin┬áhas been awarded an $119,200,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee, undefinitized contract action for contractor logistics support (CLS) for the Iraq F-16 program. The work will be performed at Balad Air Base, Iraq, with ongoing CLS support activity in Tucson, Arizona; Fort Worth, Texas; and Greenville, South Carolina, and is expected to be complete by […]

Lockheed Awarded $8m Defense Deal

By John Lee. Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has been awarded a $7,970,818 (9.3 billion Iraqi dinar) firm-fixed-price contract for sustainment support for the Iraq air defense system. It will provide spares, a logistics management system, remote access capabilities, and facility upgrades. Work will be performed in the U.S. as well as Imam Ali […]

Lockheed Martin Wins Iraq Training Contract

By John Lee. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been awarded a $9,500,000 fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for F-16 aircrew training to Iraq Air Force personnel. The work will be performed at Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 27, 2017. (Source: US Defense Dept) (Picture: First flight of F-16 Fighting Falcon for […]

US Approves $800m Lockheed Iraq Deal

By John Lee. The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for C-130E/J sustainment and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $800 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale for a five-year sustainment package for the C-130E/J fleet that includes operational, […]

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 […]

F-16 Delivery "at Risk of Cancellation"

By John Lee. The Iraqi government is reportedly threatening to cancel the strategic framework agreement (SFA) it signed with the US in 2008, because of a delay in the supply of 36 F-16 fighter jets. Air Force Technology cites a U.S. official as saying that the plan to deliver the F-16s and Apache helicopters is […]

Iraqi F-16's Ready For Shipment

By John Lee. The first of 36 Iraqi F-16's will shortly be shipped from Texas to the Iraqi air force, Lockheed Martin have announced. An official ceremony to mark the transfer of the jets will take place at Lockheed Martin's plant at Fort Worth, attended by Iraqi Ambassador to the US Lukman Faily. Iraq Business […]

US Approves $790m Aircraft Contract

By John Lee. The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AT-6C Texan II aircraft (similar to the Moroccan Air Force plane pictured) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $790 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the […]

First Iraqi F-16 Completes First Flight

Lockheed Martin successfully completed the first flight of the inaugural F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Iraq Air Force. The jet is the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft on order through the U.S. Department of Defense for Iraq. With more than 4,540 F-16s delivered to date, the Foreign Military Sale to Iraq adds to […]

Pentagon to Sell Apaches to Iraq

By John Lee. The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AH-64E APACHE LONGBOW Attack Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $4.8 billion. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 24 AH-64E APACHE […]

$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 […]

F-16 Delivery "on Track"

By John Lee. Reuters reports that the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Iraq is "on track" for next autumn. An American official told the news agency, on condition of anonymity, that Iraqi pilots are in training, and Iraq recently paid an instalment of roughly $650 million for the jets. Iraq signed a new contract […]