Saudi Arabia to Acquire 280 AMRAAM

Saudi Arabia to Acquire 280 AMRAAM
Saudi Arabia to Acquire 280 AMRAAM

The State Department has agreed to authorise a probable $650 million Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of AIM-120C Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and accompanying equipment. Today, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency submitted the requisite certification informing Congress of the potential sale.


The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has sought the purchase of 280 AIM-120C-7/C-8 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and 596 LAU-128 Missile Rail Launchers (MRL).  Also included are containers, weapon support and support equipment; spare and repair parts; U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistical support services; and other related elements of logistical and program support. The entire cost is anticipated to be $650 million.

This potential sale will support Saudi Arabia’s Eurofighter Typhoon, F-15C/D, F-15S, and F-I5SA programs.

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