Australia to Acquire AGM-88E2 for SEAD Missions

Australia to Acquire AGM-88E2 for SEAD Missions
Australia to Acquire AGM-88E2 for SEAD Missions

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Australia of AGM-88E2 AARGM E2 Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $94 million. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.


Australia has requested to buy up to 15 AGM-88E2 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) Guidance Sections; up to 15 AARGM Control Sections; up to 15 High-Speed Anti Radiation Missiles (HARM) Rocket Motors; up to 15 HARM Warheads; and up to 15 HARM Control Sections. Also included are AGM-88E2 AARGM All Up Round (AUR) tactical missiles; AGM-88E2 AARGM Captive Air Training Missile (CATM); HARM G-Code AUR; HARM G-Code CATM; M-Code GPS receivers; containers; support and test equipment; EA-18G Growler test support; spare and repair parts; software. The estimated total value is $94 million.

The AGM-88E AARGM is a medium-range air-to-ground missile employed for Suppression and/or Destruction of Enemy Air Defence (SEAD/DEAD) missions. 

 

Australia AGM-88E2.pdf