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U.S. foreign arms sales reach $34.8 billion

Publié par Clifford Armion le 12/06/2011


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Foreign sales of U.S. weapons rose to $34.8 billion in fiscal year 2011 and should hover around $30 billion this year, the Pentagon said on Monday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Pentagon agency that oversees foreign arms sales, said sales in the fiscal year ended September 30 topped $30 billion for the fourth consecutive year after reaching $31.6 billion in fiscal 2010. Strong export prospects are good news for U.S. weapons manufacturers like Lockheed Martin Corp, Boeing Co, and Raytheon Co, which hope to offset declining U.S. defense spending with bigger sales overseas. Read on...
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"U.S. foreign arms sales reach $34.8 billion", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 01/12/2022. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/u-s-foreign-arms-sales-reach-34-8-billion