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Czech F-35A acquisition gains US approval

US State Department approval has been granted for the possible Foreign Military Sale of 24 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters, related equipment, munitions and training/logistical support services to the Czech Republic for an estimated cost of $5.62bn

US green lights sale of P-8A Poseidons to Canada

US State Department approval has been granted for the possible Foreign Military Sale of 16 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), related equipment and training/logistical support services to Canada for an estimated cost of $5.9bn

US approves sale of more MQ-9A Reaper drones to the Netherlands

US State Department approval has been granted for the possible Foreign Military Sale of four General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9A Block 5 Reaper UCAVs and related equipment to the Netherlands for an estimated cost of $611m

US approves sale of 40 UH-60Ms to Australia

US State Department approval has been granted for the possible $1.95bn Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters

US State Department abandons seven CH-46Es in Kabul

Seven Boeing Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters operated by the US Department of State Air Wing (DoSAW) have been abandoned in Afghanistan

US green lights F-16 sale to the Philippines

US State Department approval has been given for a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Philippine government of Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 70/72 Fighting Falcon multi-role fighters and related equipment for an estimated cost of US$2.43bn

US green lights Kazakhstani King Air B300ER Scorpion purchase

The US State Department announced on December 23 that it has approved the possible FMS of two King Air B300ER Scorpion intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to Kazakhstan

US approves Canadian CC-177A sustainment package

The US State Department announced on December 1 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Canada of sustainment equipment for its Boeing CC-177 Globemaster III fleet

US approves F-35B sale to Singapore

The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of up to 12 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) multi-role stealth fighters to Singapore.

US approves CH-47F Chinook sale to UAE

US approves possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the acquisition of ten Boeing CH-47F Chinooks.