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U.S. approves sale of jets and Patriot missiles to Switzerland

30 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of two types of fighter jets and several Patriot missile systems to Switzerland as the country modernizes its military, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

Elliott and Veritas Capital submit offer for Cubic -sources

22 Sep 2020

Sept 22 Hedge fund Elliott Management and buyout firm Veritas Capital have made a joint bid for Cubic Corp following weeks of private talks with the defense and transportation technology firm, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Exclusive: U.S. eyes December agreement on F-35 jets with UAE - sources

22 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON The United States and the United Arab Emirates hope to have an initial agreement on the sale of F-35 stealth fighter jets to the Gulf state in place by December, as the Trump administration studies how to structure a deal without running afoul of Israel.

Exclusive: U.S. pushes arms sales surge to 'Fortress Taiwan,' needling China - sources

17 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. pushes arms sales surge to Taiwan, needling China, sources say

17 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. pushes arms sales surge to 'Fortress Taiwan,' needling China -sources

16 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON, Sept 16 The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. pushes arms sales surge to 'Fortress Taiwan,' needling China -sources

16 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON, Sept 16 The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China.

UAE could get F-35 jets in side agreement to Israel peace deal: source

20 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The United States is eyeing the sale of stealthy F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates in a side agreement to the UAE's overtures to Israel, an industry insider who was part of the dialogue with government officials said on Wednesday.

UAE could get F-35 jets in side agreement to Israel peace deal - source

20 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 19 The United States is eyeing the sale of stealthy F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates in a side agreement to the UAE's overtures to Israel, an industry insider who was part of the dialogue with government officials said on Wednesday.

U.S. federal contract ban takes effect for companies using products from Huawei, others

13 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON New regulations took effect on Thursday barring the U.S. government from buying goods or services from any company that uses products from five Chinese companies including Huawei Technologies, Hikvision and Dahua, a U.S. official said.

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