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DDI for Fri. October 13, 2017, Vol. 19, Issue 39.

State Department Approves $15 Billion THAAD Sale To Saudi Arabia

The State Department approved a possible $15 billion sale of a Lockheed Martin [LMT] Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to Saudi Arabia, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said Oct. 6.DSCA notified Congress of the sale on the same day.Saudi Arabia requested 44 THAAD launchers, 360 interceptor missiles, 16 THAAD Fire Control and…

Congress Notified Of Potential AMRAAM Sale To The Netherlands

The State Department has approved a potential $53 million sale of air-to-air missiles to the Netherlands for use by that country’s air force, a Pentagon agency said on Oct. 11.The sale includes 26 AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), one AMRAAM guidance section spare, 20 captive carry training missiles, missile containers, test equipment,…

BAE Developing New Cyber Threat Detection System For Military Aircraft

BAE Systems is growing its platform for future military aircraft cyber contracts with a program to gather its proprietary system analysis and reverse engineering detection tools under a new project it calls Cyber Warning.Cyber Warning is directed towards deploying upgraded cyber mitigation capabilities for fixed and rotor-wing aircraft utilizing legacy systems, while building on experience from…