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Newsbud Exclusive- U.S. Foreign Military Sales for January & February 2018 Exposed!!

• by Christian Sorensen

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) appear regularly on the Pentagon's daily list of contracts. Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers weaponry and matériel to allied nations and international organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued at least $2,216,367,000 worth of FMS contracts during January and February 2018.

Boeing, AAR Aircraft Services, and StandardAero received a shared $268,724,729 for P-8A airframe & engine maintenance and repair for U.S. Navy, Australia, and unnamed FMS. The P-8 Poseidon is a brand new aircraft designed for anti-submarine operations and ship interdiction. It will be sold to all Five Eyes partners, some NATO members, and potentially South Korea.

DynCorp received $39,130,408 for USA and FMS (Sweden; Tunisia): aviation maintenance in Tunisia, Sweden, Egypt, Kuwait, Germany, and Iraq. DynCorp is one of the Pentagon's favorite go-to contractors.

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