Welcome to another Weekend Briefing, where we round-up the week’s most important defense news and some of the stories that may have flown under the radar. This week at Overt… Continue reading "Weekend Briefing (19 – 23 July)"
India on 16 July, received the first of 24 MH-60R helicopters from the United States. The two aircraft were handed over to the Indian Navy at Naval Air Station North… Continue reading "India Receives It’s First MH-60Rs from the United States"
The United States Navy commissioned USS St. Louis (LCS 19) of the Freedom-class on the 8th August at Mayport Naval Station, without holding a public ceremony. The navy opted for a… Continue reading "U.S. Navy’s 10th Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship Enters Service"
The US State Department has cleared the sale of twelve MH-60R Seahawk helicopters and related equipment to South Korea. This is the first step in the process to actually selling… Continue reading "State Department Clears $800 Million Foreign Military Sale to South Korea for MH-60R Helicopters"
The US Department of State approved the potential Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of up to seven MH-60R helicopters to Greece for US $600 million on 12 July. The approval comes… Continue reading "Greece Approved to Purchase MH-60R Helicopters from US"