Belgium To Replace Milan Missile With Block I Javelin Missiles
12:00 AM, August 7, 2012
The Government of Belgium has requested the U.S Defense Security Cooperation Agency for purchase of 240 Block I Javelin Missiles and associated equipment with an estimated cost of $88 million. The Javelin system will replace the Belgian Army’s existing Milan missile system. The purchase also includes 60 Command Launch Units (CLU) Missile Simulation Rounds (MSR), Battery Coolant Units (BCU), support equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical data, U.S. Government and contractor technical assistance and other related logistics support. This purchase will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of the NATO.
Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the successful firing of a Javelin missile from a turret at the Cranfield Ordnance Test & Evaluation Centre (COTEC) in Wiltshire, England. The turret was designed and built as a joint...
The Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture received a $176 million contract for 842 Block I Javelin missile rounds and 120 command launch units (CLUs).
The missiles will be provided through the U