Kuwait buys F/A-18 C/D Services and Support 27 May, 2016

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait for F/A-18 C/D services and support. The estimated cost is $420 million. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 24, 2016.


The Government of Kuwait has requested a possible sale of Non-Major Defence Equipment (MDE) F/A-18 avionics software upgrades, engine component improvements, ground support equipment, engine and aircraft spares and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), U.S. Government and contractor programmatic, financial, and logistics support. Also included are: maintenance and engineering support, F404 engine and engine test cell support, and Liaison Office support for five (5) Kuwait Liaison Offices. The total overall estimated value is $420 million.


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