Saudi Arabia To Buy $1.9 Billion 10 Sikorsky MH60R Choppers, Precision Weapons

  • Our Bureau
  • 08:56 AM, May 22, 2015
  • 3413
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.

Also Read

Saudi Arabia Topples India As Biggest Defense Importer For 2014

March 9, 2015 @ 01:06 PM

Saudi Arabia to Gift Russian Arms to Lebanon

October 1, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

Saudi Arabia To Buy Chinese Pterodactyl I Drones

May 6, 2014 @ 12:57 PM

Lockheed, Textron In Race To Buy Sikorsky Valued At $8 Billion

July 10, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

Sikorsky Delivers Six Cyclone Helicopters to Canadian Navy

June 20, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

Saudi Arabia Orders Four Airbus C295W Transport Aircraft

June 19, 2015 @ 08:17 AM

Saudi Shoots Down Yemeni Scud Missile

June 8, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

Saudi Arabia To Rank Fifth In Defense Spending

May 30, 2015 @ 10:21 AM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS