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Saudi Arabia To Buy $1.9 Billion 10 Sikorsky MH60R Choppers, Precision Weapons
Sikorsky MH-60R SeaHawk Helicopter

Saudi Arabia will be buying 10 Sikorsky SeaHawk MH60R multi-mission helicopters equipped with Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) and Hellfire II missiles from US for $1.9 billion.

The US Defense Security Co-operation Agency announced Wednesday that it has approved the sale.

The sale includes Multi-Mode radars, 24 T-700 GE 401 C engines, 12 APX-123 Identification Friend or Foe transponders, 14 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems Forward Looking Infrared Radars, 26 Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation Systems with Selective Availability/Anti-Spoofing Module, 1000 sonobuoys, 38 Hellfire II missiles, 5 Captive Air Training missiles, 380 Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System rockets and crew served weapons.

The principal contractors will be Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin Corporation.

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