US Approves $415 Million Worth 124 Paveway II Laser Guided Bombs to Singapore

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US Approves $415 Million Worth 124 Paveway II Laser Guided Bombs to Singapore
GBU-12 Paveway II Aerial Laser-Guided Bomb

The US State Department has approved sale of Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) units and FMU-152 fuzes for an estimated cost of $415 million to Singapore.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Thursday. 

The Government of Singapore has requested to purchase 40 GBU-10 Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) units, consisting of: MXU-651B/B Air Foil Groups (AFG), MAU-209C/B or MAU-169L/B Computer Control Groups (CCG), MK-84 or BLU-117B/B bomb bodies; 84 GBU-12 Paveway II LGB units, consisting of: MXU-650C/B AFG, MAU-209C/B or MAU-168L/B CCGs, MK-82 or BLU-111B/B bomb bodies; and 60 FMU-152 or FMU-139D/B fuzes. 

Also included are AIM-120 Telemetry Kits; target drones; High-Bandwidth Compact Telemetry Module kits; exercise participation support; weapons, Electronic Combat International Security Assistance Program (ECISAP), and systems support; medical support; vehicle and ferry support; airlift and aerial refueling; individual equipment; maintenance, spare and repair parts; publications and technical documentation; personnel training and training equipment; U.S. Government and contractor, logistics, and technical support services; and other related elements of logistical and program support.

This potential sale will continue to improve Singapore’s ability to develop mission-ready and experienced pilots to support its F-15 aircraft inventory.

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