The US Army has awarded a foreign military sales contract estimated $94.8 million to Raytheon / Lockheed Martin Javelin joint venture for Javelin weapon system deliverables to foreign customers, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.
The contract includes deliveries of rounds, command launch units, and battery coolant unit spares to the governments of France, Taiwan, Jordan, Qatar, Turkey, and Lithuania, the statement says.
The Javelin is a portable anti-tank weapon that can be shoulder-fired but can also be installed on tracked, wheeled or amphibious vehicles. It consists of the CLU and the round. With a carry weight of 6.4kg, the CLU incorporates a passive target acquisition and fire control unit with integrated day sight and thermal imaging capabilities.
Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2020, it added.
More than 25,000 missiles have been produced and more than 6,600 command launch units have been sold to the US army and Marine Corps.
The US state administration plans to supply Ukraine with 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 launchers as part of $47 million defense package to enhance defensive capabilities. The announcement came a day after EU leaders agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Moscow over its meddling in Ukraine for six months, and a week after Ottawa authorised the export of automatic weapons to the country, ABC reported quoting four State Department officials
The US State Department has approved sale of Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units to Georgia for an estimated cost of $75 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 17, 2017
Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture has won a $133.9 million FMS (Jordan, Qatar, Taiwan) contract modification by the US Army Contracting Command to procure Javelin containerized all-up rounds, command launch units, Javelin vehicle launcher-electronics and associated non-recurring engineering
Raytheon has won $20 million US Navy contract for the Air and Missile Defense Radar and Next Generation Jammer spiral upgrades and scalable x-band radar development. Work is expected to be completed June 8, 2020, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Ukraine of Javelin man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missiles and Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) worth $47 million. The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy two hundred ten (210) Javelin Missiles and thirty-seven (37) Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) (includes two (2) Javelin CLUs to be used as spares)
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