US Approves 70 Additional Hellfire Missiles To Netherlands

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US Approves 70 Additional Hellfire Missiles To Netherlands
Lockheed-Martin AGM-114 Hellfire

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 Government of the Netherlands has requested the possible sale of an additional 70 AGM-114R Hellfire II missiles to a previously implemented case for Hellfire missiles.  The original FMS case, valued at $26.3M, included 180 AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles and 24 M36E8 Captive Air Training Missiles (CATM) with various support elements.

Therefore, this case is for a total of 250 AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles, 24 M36E8 CATMs, to include Hellfire missile cutaway model, AGM-114R missile spare parts, a Launcher Test Station (LTS), LTS spares, two maintenance support devices, integrated logistics support tools, M299 launcher software upgrade and testing, aircrew familiarization training, launcher test station training, unclassified publications, technical assistance, AN/AWM-101A software, CATM spare parts and related support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support.

The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin.  

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