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DOD announces $1.9B in proposed military sales to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Kenya, U.K.

By John Liang  
January 23, 2017 at 5:59 PM

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency today announced that the State Department had approved foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Kenya and the United Kingdom totaling more than $1.85 billion:

* Saudi Arabia has been approved to buy $525 million worth of 74K Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) Aerostats and related equipment, support, and training.

* Kuwait has been approved to buy $400 million worth of sustainment and contractor logistics support for AH-64D Apache helicopters, as well as a separate $110 million proposed sale of Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles.

* Kenya has been approved to buy $418 million worth of Air Tractor aircraft with weapons and related support.

* The United Kingdom has been approved to buy $400 million worth of continued C-17 logistics support services and equipment.

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