The United States has approved sale of defense articles and services in support of a Direct Commercial Sale of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS) to Qatar for an estimated cost of $215 million.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Tuesday.
The Government of Qatar has requested to buy defense articles and services from the US Government in support of a Direct Commercial Sale of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS). The items Qatar requests include the following: 40 AIM 120C-7 AMRAAM missiles, one spare AIM 120C-7 AMRAAM guidance section, one spare AIM-120C-7 control section, eight AMRAAM Captive Air Training Missile (CATM-120C), missile containers, classified software for the AN/MPQ-64F1 Sentinel Radar, spare and repair parts, cryptographic and communication security devices, precision navigation equipment, other software, site surveys, weapons system equipment and computer software support, publications and technical documentation, common munitions and test equipment, repair and return services and equipment, personnel training and training equipment, integration support and test equipment, and US Government and contractor, engineering, technical and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support.
The NASAMS capability would provide a full range of protection from imminent hostile cruise missile, unmanned aerial vehicle, rotary wing, and fixed wing threats.
The principal contractor and integrator will be Raytheon.
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