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03:57 PM, January 24, 2014

The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 500 AGM-114K/R Hellfire Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $82 million.

Iraq will use the Hellfire missiles to help improve the Iraq Security Forces’ capability to support current on-going ground operations. Iraq will also use this capability in future contingency operations. Iraq will have no difficulty absorbing these additional weapon systems into its armed forces.

The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corporation.

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