The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea (ROK) of 64 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles for an estimated cost of $501 million.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) has requested to buy sixty four (64) Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) Missiles.
Also included are two (2) PAC-MSE Test Missiles, range and test programs, publications and technical documentations, training equipment, spare parts, personnel training, U.S. Government and contractor technical, engineering, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support. The total estimated program cost is $501 million.
The ROK will use the Patriot missile system to improve its missile defense capability, defend its territorial integrity and deter threats to regional stability.
The proposed sale will increase the defensive capabilities of the ROK Military to guard against hostile aggression and shield the allies who train and operate within South Korea's borders. The prime contractor will be Lockheed-Martin, Dallas, Texas.
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