foreign military sales


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foreign military sales

That portion of United States security assistance authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the Arms Export Control Act of 1976, as amended. This assistance differs from the Military Assistance Program and the International Military Education and Training Program in that the recipient provides reimbursement for defense articles and services transferred. Also called FMS.
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The work is being funded with fiscal 2016 weapons procurement funding and about $125 million in foreign military sales funding.
Compulsion of foreign military sales funds totaling to $74,121,831 will be required at the time of award, not any of these will die out at the end of this financial year.
The Pentagon stated, Textron Systems Marine and Land Systems, New Orleans, Louisiana, has been awarded a $12,692,527 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (Afghanistan) contract for the mobile strike force vehicle for the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces.
Foreign military sales requirements for non-standard parts offer no opportunity for forecasting and only limited opportunities for consolidation.
Under the Foreign Military Sales program, this contract combines purchases for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and governments of United Kingdom, Australia, Turkey, Italy, Canada, Norway, Netherlands and Denmark and FMS.
Kevin Thomas, president of Navistar, said, "Since 2004, Navistar Defense has delivered nearly 7,000 trucks and buses to Iraq through foreign military sales contracts.
The MDA does anticipate future foreign military sales and direct commercial sales of the materiel developed under this program.
The US Department of Defense on Thursday has announced in a media statement that the Colt defense company has been awarded a US Army Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract worth quite a few million dollars for the delivery of M4 rifles to a number of countries including Georgia and Iraq.
This contract combines purchases for the Navy (78.1%); the government of Japan (18.2%); and the government of Australia (3.7%) under the Foreign Military Sales program.
Department of Defense, or DoD, partners and foreign military sales customers.
This contract involves 100 percent foreign military sales to France.
We have been working very hard for many years to improve the speed of our process and our cost of our foreign military sales programme," he said.

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