The US State Department has approved sale of support equipment and services for Kuwaiti AH-64D Apache helicopters at an estimated cost of $400 million.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Monday.
The Government of Kuwait has requested the sale of support equipment and services for its AH-64D Apache helicopters, to include: Apache Maintainer unit support, Depot Level support, training devices, helmets, simulators, generators, transportation, wheeled vehicles and organization equipment, spare and repair parts, support equipment, tools and test equipment, technical data and publications, personnel training and training equipment, United States Government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics support.
Kuwait requires continued support for equipment already procured to ensure national security interests and objectives are met. The defense articles maintained are used solely by the Ministry of Defense to protect the sovereign border and to conduct operations and training to include joint exercises with the US military.
The US companies potentially involved in the sale are Boeing, Joint Venture between Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and DynCorp.
Boeing has won a contract from the US Army to remanufacture 117 AH-64D Apache helicopters to the new, more capable AH-64E model. The agreement, which also includes the acquisition of Longbow Crew Trainers, logistical support and spares, carries a total contract value of about $1
The Boeing Co., Mesa, Ariz
Northstar Aerospace (Canada), Inc., a subsidiary of Northstar Aerospace, Inc
Today the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale to the Government of The Netherlands of Apache helicopter modification kits and associated equipment, training, and logistical support for an estimated cost of $181 million. The Government of The Netherlands has requested a possible sale of modification kits to upgrade its 29 AH-64D Apache Block I Helicopters to Block II configuration, support equipment, spare and repair parts, tools and test equipment, personnel training and training equipment, publications and technical documentation, engineering change proposals, contractor technical and logistics personnel services, and other related elements of logistics
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced sales of $41.93 billion for the fiscal year 2017
Boeing has been awarded a $143.5 million contract for a directed change for the Saudi Arabia National Guard II and III unique modifications to 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters
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