The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved sale of 28 TOW Improved Target Acquisition Systems (ITAS) and related equipment, for an estimated $80 million to Bahrain.
The DSCA delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Monday.
The Government of Bahrain has requested to buy 28 TOW (ITAS) and four (ITAS) Floats. Also included are support equipment, government-furnished equipment, technical manuals/publications, spare parts, tool and test equipment, training, US Government technical support/logistical support, contractor technical support, other associated equipment and services, and other related elements of logistics support.
The proposed sale of the TOW ITAS and technical support will advance Bahrain's efforts to develop an integrated ground defense capability. The ITAS will increase target detection, acquisition, recognition and engagements ranges for TOW anti-tank missiles.
The principal contractor involved in this program is Raytheon Missile Systems.
The United States State Department has approved sale of items and services in support of Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) for the Royal Bahrain Navy Ship SABHA (FFG-90) for an estimated cost of $70 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Thursday
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