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Possible $1.3 billion sale to Australia of military aircraft approved: Pentagon
June 26, 2017 / 7:31 PM / 3 months ago

Possible $1.3 billion sale to Australia of military aircraft approved: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $1.3 billion sale to Australia of up to five Gulfstream G550 aircraft with Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare mission systems, a Pentagon agency said on Monday.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement it told Congress of the approval on June 23. The prime contractor is L3 Technologies Inc (LLL.N) of Greenville, Texas, it said.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Writing by Eric Walsh

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