The U.S. government awarded Lockheed Martin an Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA) award for the production of the Multi-Mission Surface Combatant for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
On 12 July, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has signed a contract for the construction of five corvettes, an operation that amounts to 1,800 million Euros and represents the largest in the history of Spanish public shipyards with a foreign client.
Following the signing of an agreement with the U.S. Government in late 2017, the Kingdom of Bahrain has officially become the first nation to procure the F-16 Block 70.
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Bahrain of AH-1Z attack helicopters for an estimated cost of $911.4 million.
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of 155mm M109A5/A6 Medium Self-Propelled Howitzer structures for conversion to M109A6 Paladin Howitzer systems for an estimated cost of $1.31 billion.
Boeing was awarded a $1.16 billion long-anticipated contract for 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet tactical fighters for the Kuwait Air Force, according to a Pentagon contract announcement.
The Ministry of Defense of Qatar has announced a contract for the purchase of 28 NH90 medium twin-engine multirole military helicopters worth more than €3 billion.
The UK Government has signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to aim to finalise discussions for the purchase of 48 Typhoon Aircraft, BAE Systems said in a brief statement on Friday.