Raytheon, Boeing Win $231 Million To Provide Guided Munitions To NATO Countries

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Raytheon, Boeing Win $231 Million To Provide Guided Munitions To NATO Countries
Joint Direct Attack Munition

The US State Department has approved sale of guided munitions to several NATO countries worth $231 million.

The order includes 2,040 joint direct attack munition guidance kits of various iterations, as well as computer control groups, joint programmable fuzes and bomb fin assembly and airfoil groups.

Also included in the deal would be laser sensors, proximity sensors, avionics kit interfaces, electronic bomb fuzes, repair and return services, transportation, engineering services and other support services, , the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement Thursday.

Boeing and Raytheon would be the prime production contractors. Required notification was sent to Congress on Tuesday.

NATO's support and procurement agency requested the sale, which includes equipment and support, on behalf of Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and Spain.

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