US Approves $53M Sale of AMRAAM Missiles to Netherlands

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US Approves $53M Sale of AMRAAM Missiles to Netherlands
An AMRAAM-Extended Range missile is fired from a NASAMS launcher (Image: Raytheon)

The State Department has approved $53 million worth sale of AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) to Netherlands. 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today, the DSCA said in a statement Wednesday.

The Government of the Netherlands has requested a possible sale of 26 AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), one AMRAAM Guidance Section Spare (MDE items), 20 AMRAAM Captive Air Training Missiles (CATM), missile containers, control section spares, weapon systems support, test equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel training, training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, logistics, technical support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support. 

The prime contractor will be Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, AZ.  There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

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