First Steel Cut for First Saudi MMSA

November 18, 2019 – A “Cut Steel” event marked the start of production for the first Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ship on Oct. 24 at Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM). The MMSC is a tailored littoral combat ship variant being built for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the U.S. Navy’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Cut Steel symbolically recognizes the…

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DSCA Approves Sale of Ex-USS Robert G Bradley to Bahrain

October 23, 2019 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Bahrain to refurbish the Oliver Hazard Perry Class ship, ex ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49) with support for an estimated cost of $150 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on October 22,…

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US Fiscal Year 2018 Sales Total $55.66 Billion

October 9, 2018 – The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announces Foreign Military Sales (FMS) of $55.66 billion for Fiscal Year 2018. The total sales figure includes all sales executed through the FMS program to include: $3.52 billion for cases funded by the State Department’s Foreign Military Financing Program; $4.42 billion for cases funded under Defense Department authorities; and $47.71…

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Recent DSCA Announcements

The Netherlands – MK 54 Lightweight Torpedoes WASHINGTON, July 31, 2018 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Netherlands of one hundred six (106) MK 54 conversion kits for an estimated cost of $169 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.…

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US to Export Saab’s Sea Giraffe AMB Radar in Foreign Military Sales Deal

Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar system to the US Navy (USN) for a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) deal between the US and the Philippines. The Sea Giraffe AMB (designated as AN/SPS-77 by the USN) will be installed on two Philippine Navy frigates: BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16), both former US Coast…

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DSCA to Reduce FMS Administrative Surcharge for Partners

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced today that it is reducing the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Administrative Surcharge from 3.5 percent to 3.2 percent, effective June 1, 2018. The FMS Administrative Surcharge is assessed on the total value of an FMS sale and covers the administrative management costs of the FMS program. Under FMS, the U.S. government uses the…

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DSCA Approves 15 Patrol Vessels for Kuwait

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of fast patrol boats for an estimated cost of $100 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Kuwait has requested to purchase fifteen (15) fast patrol boats outfitted with thirty-six (36) .50…

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VSE Corporation Awarded $35.6M in New Delivery Order Awards

VSE Corporation was awarded several delivery orders in September 2017 by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) International Fleet Support Program Office to provide support under its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract. VSE will provide maritime program support including logistics, planning, repair and maintenance management, procurement, technical assistance, training and engineering services to four client countries. The periods of performance…

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VSE Corporation Awarded $57.4M in FMS Delivery Orders

VSE Corporation was awarded several delivery orders in July and August 2017 by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) International Fleet Support Program Office to provide support under its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract. VSE will provide maritime program support including logistics, planning, repair and maintenance management, procurement, technical assistance, training and engineering support to eleven client countries. The periods…

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VSE Corporation Awarded $91.1M in FMS Delivery Orders in Q1 2017

April 13, 2017 – Corporation was awarded several delivery orders during the first quarter of 2017 totaling approximately $91.1 million issued under our Foreign Military Sales (FMS) support contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) International Fleet Support Program Office. The recent awards include: “Our NAVSEA FMS support team continues to provide exceptional service to our allied navies and we look…

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