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News Archive: April 2013


WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 – The top commander of NATO and U.S forces in Afghanistan told Congress today a bilateral security agreement will help to address the uncertainty Afghan people have about their country’s future after 2014, when the International Security Assistance Force mission ends and Afghan forces have security responsibility for the whole country.

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. stressed the importance of the agreement while testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on progress in Afghanistan.

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Republic of Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced it will purchase 36 U.S. Army Apache (AH-64E) helicopters through Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The value of this FMS is estimated at $1.6 billion.