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  • International

    December 2018

    Elite Gathering Spotlights Tensions over U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

    Whether the United States should curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia was a hot topic at this year’s Reagan National Defense Forum, an annual meeting which has been called the Davos of the defense world for its ability to attract top policymakers, industry executives and other elites. A movement in Congress to restrict the flow of U.S.-made weapons to Riyadh has been gaining steam, fueled by humanitarian concerns about the war in Yemen, and the brazen torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate in Turkey.
  • Air Force News

    December 2017

    Air Force Foreign Military Sales Skyrocket to $27 Billion

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Air Force brought home $27 billion in foreign military sales in fiscal year 2017 — nearly 213% more than the previous year — amid several changes meant to improve cycle times and management issues.
  • Global Defense Market

    June 2017

    Shaky Path Ahead for Saudi Arabian Arms Deal

    By Vivienne Machi
    An effort by President Donald Trump’s administration to sell hundreds of billions of dollars in military weapons and training equipment to Saudi Arabia could meet resistance in Congress due to geopolitical tensions.
  • Land Forces

    April 2017

    Army Official: Foreign Military Sales for Vehicles, Tanks Holding Steady

    Conflicts and instability around the world will drive continued foreign military sales for combat vehicles and tanks.
  • Global Defense Market

    March 2017

    Missile Defense Market Poised For Growth

    By Vivienne Machi
    The announcement to approve foreign military sales for Raytheon’s Standard Missile 6 could be a game changer for the global missile defense market,
  • Global Defense Market

    March 2017

    Foreign Military Sales Reform Progressing at Slow Pace

    The Defense Security Cooperation Agency in 2013 kicked off an effort to streamline foreign military sales.
  • Global Defense Market

    March 2017

    Industry Jittery About Defense Exports

    By Sandra I. Erwin
    It could have been a quick and easy deal. India’s navy last fall agreed to buy 22 maritime surveillance drones from U.S. manufacturer General Atomics.
  • Global Defense Market

    February 2017

    Record Defense Budget Ahead for South Korea

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Republic of Korea is planning to spend a record amount on defense to deter North Korean aggression and build out its maritime and air capabilities.
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