The United States has delivered a shipment of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets to Lebanon for an approximate price of $16 million.
These APKWS laser-guided rockets are a key component for the Lebanese Air Force’s new A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft, the US Embassy in Beirut confirmed the delivery on Twitter Wednesday.
Today’s delivery demonstrates the US government’s firm and steady commitment to support to the Lebanon Army in their capacity as the sole, legitimate defender of Lebanon. Since 2005, the US has invested over $2 billion in our strong partnership with the LAF, the Embassy tweeted.
American Ordnance has won $56.8 million modification foreign military sales (Austria and Lebanon) contract for 155mm HE projectile M795 TNT
Lebanon has received the final four of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from Sierra Nevada Corp and Embraer. The delivery comes two months ahead of schedule and completes the original order of six aircraft
Lebanon will receive 100 HOT missiles, a simulator, training equipment and large quantities of spare parts and tools from France. The Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly met with Lebanese Defense Minister Yacoub Sarraf on March 8 at her office
Lebanon will get six MD 530G light attack helicopters, six Scan Eagle drones and communication and night vision equipment under a United States government $120 million aid program. The aid is intended to boost border security and counter-terrorism work, the US ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard said on Wednesday after she met Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, local media reported
For the first time since 2006, Lebanons Hezbollah on Monday reportedly destroyed an Israeli drone outside the southern town of Ramyah. Hezbollah claimed it "confronted" the drone with "appropriate weapons" as it was heading towards the southern Lebanese town
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