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Indonesia to Acquire 8 MV-22 Osprey For $2 Billion

Indonesia to Acquire 8 MV-22 Osprey For $2 Billion 7 July, 2020

The US Defence Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress late Monday of their approval of a possible Foreign Military Sale of MV-22 Ospreys to Indonesia.

The State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Indonesia of eight MV-22 Block C Osprey aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2 billion. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.

The Government of Indonesia has requested to buy eight MV-22 Block C Osprey aircraft. Also included are 24 AE 1107C Rolls Royce Engines; 20 AN/AAQ-27 Forward Looking InfraRed Radars; 20 AN/AAR-47 Missile Warning Systems; 20 AN/APR-39 Radar Warning Receivers; 20 AN/ALE-47 Countermeasure Dispenser Systems; twenty (20) AN/APX-117 Identification Friend or Foe Systems (IFF); 20 AN/APN-194 Radar Altimeters; 20 AN/ARN-147 VHF OmniDirectional Range (VOR) Instrument Landing System (ILS) Beacon Navigation Systems; 40 ARC-210 629F-23 Multi-Band Radios (Non-COMSEC); 20 AN/ASN-163 Miniature Airborne Global Positioning System (GPS) Receivers (MAGR); 20 AN/ARN-153 Tactical Airborne Navigation Systems; 20 Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS II); 20 M-240-D 7.64mm Machine Guns; 20 GAU-21 Machine Guns; Joint Mission Planning Systems (JMPS) with unique planning components; publications and technical documentation; aircraft spares and repair parts; repair and return; aircraft ferry services; tanker support; support and test equipment; personnel training and training equipment; software; US Government and contractor engineering, logistics, and technical support services; and other elements of technical and program support. The estimated total cost is $2.0 billion.

The prime contractors will be Bell Textron Inc., Amarillo, Texas and The Boeing Company, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

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