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September 30, 1988 | Associated Press
The Pentagon informed Congress on Thursday that it has approved arms transactions with two European allies involving more than 800 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles. Assuming there are no congressional objections, the Defense Department said it would sell 545 Sidewinders to Belgium for $49 million and 290 to the Netherlands for $27 million.
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February 15, 1989
Fabrique Nationale, Belgium's arms manufacturer, said it has received a $154-million order from the U.S. Defense Department for 30,000 machine guns and 267,000 rifles. The announcement had been delayed until the U.S. General Accounting Office investigated a complaint by the Colt Firearms Group, which designed the basic model of the FN rifle and had tried to block the order.
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February 15, 1989
Fabrique Nationale, Belgium's arms manufacturer, said it has received a $154-million order from the U.S. Defense Department for 30,000 machine guns and 267,000 rifles. The announcement had been delayed until the U.S. General Accounting Office investigated a complaint by the Colt Firearms Group, which designed the basic model of the FN rifle and had tried to block the order.
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September 30, 1988 | Associated Press
The Pentagon informed Congress on Thursday that it has approved arms transactions with two European allies involving more than 800 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles. Assuming there are no congressional objections, the Defense Department said it would sell 545 Sidewinders to Belgium for $49 million and 290 to the Netherlands for $27 million.
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