US DSCA Approves $108M Radio Frequency Countermeasures Sale To Australia

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US DSCA Approves $108M Radio Frequency Countermeasures Sale To Australia
ALE-50 Electronic Towed Decoy Countermeasures (Image for reference)

The US State Department has approved $108.7 million sale to the Government of Australia for ALE-70 Radio Frequency Countermeasures (RFCM). 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on August 2, 2017.

The Government of Australia has requested the possible sale of 1,952 ALE-70(V)/T-1687A Electronic Towed Decoy Countermeasures, publications and technical documentation, other technical assistance, US Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support.  The total estimated program cost is $108.7 million.

The proposed sale will improve Australia’s F-35 survivability and will enhance its capability to deter global threats, strengthen its homeland defense, and cooperate in coalition defense initiatives. 

The principal contractor will be British Aerospace Enterprise (BAE). 

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