A bomb sniffing dog found two AGM-114 hellfire missiles on a passenger flight bound to Serbia from Lebanon.
The Lebanese army said that the missiles were being sent to the American company that produced them. The missiles were meant for training purpose and did not contain any explosives. The return was in accordance “with administrative and legal measures after the training ended,” AFP quoted the army as saying Tuesday.
Serbian N1 TV reported that the said package with two guided missiles was discovered on Saturday by a sniffer dog after the flight landed at Belgrade airport.
Serbian media said documents listed the final destination for the AGM-114 Hellfire missiles as Portland, Oregon.
The US State Department has approved a $800 million Foreign Military Sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of this sale on January 6, 2016, the Pentagon said Thursday
Lockheed Martin has won a support contract worth $318 million to provide Hellfire II missile hardware and component production requirements for the US Army and the Air Force. The contract awarded by the US Department of Defense will also see Lockheed Martin offering support to the foreign customers of Hellfire II missile – Korea, Egypt, Pakistan, Iraq, India, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Indonesia, the DoD statement said
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved sale of up to 200 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to France for use in Mali and North African operations. The $30 million sale also includes related military gear such as conversion kits, blast fragmentation sleeves, and installation kits and containers, were also approved
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has been awarded a $80,250,000 contract modification for the Hellfire production ramp-up effort. This includes production line set-ups, acquisition of additional tooling/test equipment, and establishment of additional suppliers
The US State Department has approved $34 million sale of additional 70 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles to Netherlands. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on 11, July, 2017
The US State Department approved $150 million for the sale of 1,000 AGM-114-R1/R2 Hellfire Semi-Active Laser (SAL) missiles with logistics support services and other related program support to the United Kingdom. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today
The US State Department has approved sale of 4000 AGM-114 R/K Hellfire Category III Missiles to the United Arab Emirates for $476 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 11, 2016
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