US Approves $345 Million Sidewinder Missile Sale To Norway

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:23 PM, May 14, 2015
  • 2022

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced that it has approved a $345 million Foreign Military Sale of AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder Missiles to Norway.

Norway has placed request for 200 AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder Tactical Missiles, 2 AIM-9X Special Air Training Missiles (NATMs), 40 CATM-9X Block II Captive Air Training Missiles (CATMs), 10 AIM-9X Block II Tactical Guidance Units, and 20 AIM-9X Block II CATM Guidance Units.

The sale also includes containers, support and test equipment, spare and repair parts, personnel training and training equipment, publications and technical documentation, U.S. Government and contractor logistics and technical support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support.

This sale will enhance the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s ability to defend Norway against future threats and contribute to current and future NATO operations.

The principal contractor will be Raytheon Missile Systems.

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