Lockheed Martin to upgrade Qatar’s Apache Helicopter Fleet

By Kristina Wong [The Hill] - 10/13/14 - The Army is awarding Lockheed Martin a $90 million contract to help Qatar's air force enhance its Apache helicopter attack fleet, the defense giant announced Monday. The Bethesda, Md.-based company will provide Qatar with the "Arrowhead" system, known formally as the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation

Military War Colleges Take Steep Budget Hits

National Defense University, one of the U.S. military's premier war colleges, has seen its budget decline by almost 30 percent over the past few years. (By Merrill D'Arezzo/Medill News Service). National Defense University, based at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., has trained scores of future generals over the years, including former Secretary of State and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs...

Army Sees Rising Global Demand for Helicopters, Missiles

By Brendan McGarry Tuesday, October 14th, 2014, [Air, Policy, The Defense Business] - The U.S. Army had a record year for foreign military sales, with rising demand in the Middle East and elsewhere for such weapons systems as Apache attack helicopters, as well as Patriot and Javelin missiles, a top general said.

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