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04:02 PM, May 7, 2014

Brazil has requested the sale of 16 AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles, 4 CATM-84L Harpoon Block II Captive Air Training Missiles, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency told Congress on May 6. 

The deal is estimated to be worth $169 million and also includes spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor representatives’ technical assistance, engineering and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics support. 

The Brazilian Air Force (BrAF) is in the process of modernizing and upgrading its Anti-Surface Warfare capability on its P-3 aircraft. The modernization will enhance the BrAF P-3’s capabilities for its Counter-Transnational Organized Crime efforts, maritime border security, and protection of off-shore assets (fisheries, energy infrastructure, etc). 

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