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$6 961 Billion Worth Export

$6 961 Billion Worth Export 7 May, 2019

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale to three countries for five different defence items. Two for Bahrain, two for Czech Republic and one for United Arab Emirates. Total cost for Bahrain is $ 3. 228 billion. Total tag price for Czech Republic is 1. 085 billion and UAE will pay $2.728 billion. Total export value is $6 961 billion.

Bahrain will acquire various Patriot missile systems and related support and equipment for an estimated cost of $2.478 billion. Bahrain has requested to buy sixty (60) Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles, thirty-six (36) Patriot MIM-104E Guidance Enhanced Missiles (GEM-T) missiles with canisters, nine (9) M903 Launching Stations two AN/MPQ-65 Radar Sets (RS), and two (2) AN/MSQ-132 Engagement Control Stations (ECS). Bahrain has also requested to buy 32 AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM missiles; one AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM guidance section; 32 AIM-9X missiles; 20 AGM-84 Block II Harpoon missiles; two ATM-84L-1 Block II Harpoon missiles; 40 AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) All-Up-Rounds; 50 AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM); four GM-88 HARM training missiles; 100 GBU-39 250 lb Small Diameter Bomb (SDB-1) All-Up-Rounds; 400 MAU-209 C/B Computer Control Groups (GBU-10, -12); 80 MAU-210 Enhanced Computer Control Groups (GBU-49, -50); 340 MXU-650 Air Foil Group (GBU-12, -49); 140 MXU-651 Air Foil Groups (GBU-10, -50); 70 KMU-557 GBU-31 tail kits (GBU-31 JDAM, GBU-56 JDAM); 120 KMU-572 tail kits (GBU-38, -54); 100 DSU-38 proximity sensors (GBU-54); 462 MK-82 or BLU-111 500 lb Bomb Bodies (Supporting GBU-12, GBU-38, GBU-49, GBU-54); two hundred ten (210) BLU-109/BLU-117 or MK-84 2000 lb Bomb Bodies; (Supporting GBU-10, GBU-31, GBU-50, GBU-56); ten (10) practice BLU-109/BLU-117; 670 FMU-152 fuses (supporting GBU-10, -12, -31, -38; -49, -50, -54, & -56). The estimated cost is $750 million.

The Government of Czech Republic has requested to buy four AH-1Z attack helicopters, eight T700-GE-701D engines (installed), eight Honeywell Embedded Global Positioning Systems with Inertial Navigation (EGI) and Precise Positioning Service (PPS) (installed), and 14 AGM-114 Hellfire missiles. Also included is communication equipment, electronic warfare systems, M197 20mm machine guns. The total estimated program cost is $205 million. The Government of Czech Republic has also requested to buy 12 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, with 28 T700-GE-701D engines (24 installed and 4 spares), 29 H-764GU Embedded Global Positioning Systems with Inertial Navigation and Country Unique SAASM (24 installed and 5 spares), 24 M240H machine guns, 114 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS), and 15 AN/AAR-57(V)3 Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) (12 installed and 3 spares). The Czech Republic is considering either the UH-60M or the UH-1Y/AH-1Z to replace its aging Mi-24 helicopters.

 

The Government of the United Arab Emirates has requested to buy up to 452 Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC-3) Missiles Segment Enhanced (MSE). Also included are tools and test equipment, support equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, spare and repair parts, facility design, U.S. Government and contractor technical, engineering, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics, sustainment and program support. The estimated cost is $2.728 billion.

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