dsca News

Australia to acquire 20 HIMARS rocket artillery system
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Australia to acquire 20 HIMARS rocket artillery system

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible FMS to Australia of HIMARS Launchers and related equipment, which would cost an estimated $385 million.

Nigeria to Acquire AH-1Z Attack Helicopter
Air

Nigeria to Acquire AH-1Z Attack Helicopter

The US State Department approved a possible FMS to Nigeria of AH-1Z Attack Helicopter for $997 million.

Taiwan requests support for its Patriot System
Logistics Bilateral Relations

Taiwan requests support for its Patriot System

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Taiwan. As China does not want Taiwan to be recognised as a country, the state is formulated as “the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States”. The “Representation” demands Contractor Technical Assistance and related equipment for an estimated cost of $95 million. Today, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.

Bulgaria gets Approval for F-16 Block 70 Acquisition
Air

Bulgaria gets Approval for F-16 Block 70 Acquisition

The State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Bulgaria of F-16 C/D Block 70 fighter and related equipment for $1.673 billion.

Bahrain to Upgrade M270 MLRS
Land Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Bahrain to Upgrade M270 MLRS

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Bahrain of M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS) Upgrade and related equipment. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.

Thailand’s AH-6I Order on Track
Air

Thailand’s AH-6I Order on Track

Thailand is buying Boeing AH-6I light attack reconnaissance helicopters and related equipment in a deal worth $400 million. The U.S. State Department had announced in November 2019 the proposed sale to Thailand of eight helicopters.

Poland to Acquire 250 Abrams MBT for $6.0 Billion
Land

Poland to Acquire 250 Abrams MBT for $6.0 Billion

The U.S. State Department approved a possible FMS to Poland of M1A2 SEPv3 Main Battle Tanks and related equipment for an estimated $6.0 billion.

The United States has approved a potential $13.9 billion sale of F-15ID aircraft to Indonesia
Air

The United States has approved a potential $13.9 billion sale of F-15ID aircraft to Indonesia

The U.S. State Department approved the potential sale of F-15ID aircraft and supporting equipment to Indonesia in a transaction for up to $13.9 billion.

$2.5 Billion Worth Arms Sale to Egypt
Air Bilateral Relations Sensors

$2.5 Billion Worth Arms Sale to Egypt

The U.S. administration plans to sell C-130J-30 Super Hercules aircraft and Air Defence Radar Systems worth of $2.5 billion. The State Department decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale to of Egypt of C-130J-30 Super Hercules Aircraft for an estimated cost of $2.2 billion and Air Defence Radar Systems for an estimated cost of $355 million.

France to get Communications Intelligence Sensor Pod Suites for MQ-9 UAVs
Unmanned Systems Sensors

France to get Communications Intelligence Sensor Pod Suites for MQ-9 UAVs

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to France of MQ-9 Communications Intelligence Sensor Pod Suites and related equipment for an estimated cost of $88 million. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.

Lithuania to Acquire 341 Javelin FGM-148F Missiles in Total
Weapon / Missile

Lithuania to Acquire 341 Javelin FGM-148F Missiles in Total

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Lithuania of Javelin Anti-Tank Guided Missiles and related equipment for an estimated $125 million. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.

France Receives Green Light for PA-NG’s EMALS
Navy / Maritime

France Receives Green Light for PA-NG’s EMALS

The French Navy received a green light from the U.S. for the new aircraft carrier for the electromagnetic aircraft launch mechanism (EMALS) catapult system.

US Approves $9.5 Billion Worth Defence Acquisition for HN
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

US Approves $9.5 Billion Worth Defence Acquisition for HN

The U.S. to modernise Greek Meko-Class Frigates and approves selling Multi-Mission Surface Combatant to Hellenic Navy the DSCA announced.

Top DSCA Leader Resigns
Country

Top DSCA Leader Resigns

Heidi Grant, leader of the DSCA, has announced her retirement from the federal government after 32 years of service in the State.