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

John Liang   | January 23, 2017

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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