US Likely Supply Spain With Assault Amphibious Vehicles

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US Likely Supply Spain With Assault Amphibious Vehicles
Amphibious Combat Vehicle (Image: BAE Systems)

The United States is likely to approve a $107 million contract to supply Spain with Assault Amphibious Vehicles and related equipment under the Foreign Military Sales program.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on March 14, 2019.

The principal contractor will be BAE Systems, York, Pennsylvania, and Anniston, Alabama.  There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

The Government of Spain requested to buy 8 Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Personnel (AAVP-7A1) Reliability, Availability, Maintainability/Rebuilt to Standard (RAM/RS); 2 Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Command (AAVC-7A1) Reliability, Availability, Maintainability/Rebuilt to Standard (RAM/RS); and 1 Assault Amphibious Vehicle, Recovery (AAVR-7A1) Reliability, Availability, Maintainability/Rebuilt to Standard (RAM/RS). 

Also included are Enhanced Armor Applique Kits (EAAK), spare and repair parts, tools and test equipment, technical data and publications, training and training material, US Government and contractor technical and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support, DSCA said in a statement Friday.

Spain currently operates 19 Assault Amphibious Vehicles (AAVs).

 

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