Saturday, September 30, 2023

United States Approves Sale of AAMRAM to Germany

The United States approves the sale of AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) to Germany, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on Wednesday. Germany will get nine hundred sixty-nine (969) AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM); and up to twelve (12) AMRAAM C8 Guidance Sections at a cost of $2.9 billion.

The deal also includes AIM-120 Captive Air Training Missiles (CATM); telemetry kit and control section spares and containers; KGV-135A Communications Security (COMSEC) devices; Common Munitions Built-in-Test Reprogramming Equipment (CMBRE); ADU 891 Computer Test Set Adapter Groups; munitions support and support equipment; classified software delivery and support; spare parts, consumables, accessories, and repair and return support; transportation support; classified publications and technical documentation; studies and surveys; U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistical and program support.

The primary contractor of this arms deal is Raytheon Missiles and Defense.


Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defense journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control, and the South Asian Arms race.

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