The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Wednesday that it has approved sale of air-to-ground missiles to Egypt for $57 million.
“The US State Department notified Congress on Tuesday of a possible sale to Egypt of AGM-114K/R3 Hellfire II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $57 million,” DSCA said in a statement.
Egypt would use the enhanced capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defense. While this potential sale would be the first transfer of the R variant of this missile to Egypt, Egypt already has the F and K variants in its inventory and will have no difficulty absorbing these additional missiles.
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Monday that it has approved sale of AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters and AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles to Pakistan for an estimated cost of $952 million. Pakistan has requested 15 AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters, 32 T-700 GE 401C Engines (30 installed and 2 spares), 1000 AGM-114 R Hellfire II Missiles in containers, 36 H-1 Technical Refresh Mission computers, 17 AN/AAQ-30 Target Sight Systems, 30 629F-23 Ultra High Frequency/Very High Frequency Communication Systems, 19 H-764 Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation Systems, 32 Helmet Mounted Display/Optimized Top Owl, 17 APX-117A Identification Friend or Foe, 17 AN/AAR-47...
US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved sale of AGM-114R1 Hellfire Missiles to South Korea for an estimated cost of $81 million, DSCA announced the certification on March 30, 2015. The Republic of Korea (ROK) has requested 400 AGM-114R1 Hellfire II Semi-Active Laser Missiles with containers, 100 ATM-114Q Air Training Missiles, and 12 M36E8 Hellfire II Captive Air Training Missiles
Lockheed Martin has won a $700 million Hellfire missiles contract for Iraq, the defense Security Cooperation agency reported. The contract involves sale of 5000 AGM-114/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support
The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 500 AGM-114K/R Hellfire Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $82 million. Iraq will use the Hellfire missiles to help improve the Iraq Security Forces capability to support current on-going ground operations
Raytheons Hellfire missile, the weapon choice for the US Air Force against insurgents in Pakistan for the last decade, is essentially meant to destroy tanks and buildings. According to data collated by Amnesty International, the Hellfire missile was first used in 2004 which killed two civilians and three militants
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of 46,000 M831A1 and M865 rounds and 10,000 APFSDS-T rounds for an estimated cost of $99 million. The Government of Egypt has requested to buy forty-six thousand (46,000) 120MM Target Practice – Tracer (M831A1) and 120MM Target Practice, Cone Stabilized, Discarding Sabot – (M865) rounds and ten thousand (10,000) 120MM 4th-Generation Kinetic Energy-Tungsten (KE-W) A4 Armor-Piercing Fin-Stabilized Discarding Sabot with Tracer (APFSDS-T) rounds
The US has provided Egypt with two fast missile boats that would contribute towards “ensuring regional security, countering terrorism, and protecting global commerce,” the US embassy in Cairo said Monday. The embassy said in a statement that the two Fast Missile navy vessels reached the Mediterranean city of Alexandria on June 17
Egypt has agreed to buy 46 MiG-29 fighter jets worth US $2 billion from Russia, Vedomosti news daily reported Monday. This is the largest order for MiG aircraft since Soviet disintegration
The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) today has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for contractors to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the purposes of gathering intelligence and conducting surveillance and reconnaissance. Contractors supply the pilots, the aircraft and the support systems
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