Sale of Combat Aircraft to Nigeria

Matthew Page filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # F-2017-15173
Est. Completion None
Fix Required


From: Matthew Page

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All releasable intra-agency/interagency/external emails, planning documents, contract documents, and written correspondence pertaining the proposed $593 million sale of twelve A-29 Super Tucano aircraft, weapons, and associated support to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Matthew Page
Adviser, Defense and Security Program, Transparency International

From: U.S. Department of State

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Matthew Page,

I checked the status of this case and it was closed on 09/27/2017. You were informed of this in the letter that was sent to you on that date. If you wish to obtain records from the U.S. Department of State you will need to submit a new request. When you do a new case number will be generated.

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