US Approves Possible Sale of MH-60R Helicopters to Spain

US Approves Possible Sale of MH-60R Helicopters to Spain
US Approves Possible Sale of MH-60R Helicopters to Spain

The State Department has decided to approve a potential Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Spain of MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters with Support and related equipment for an estimated $950 million. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.


The Department of State has approved the possible sale to the Government of Spain of eight MH-60R helicopters; 20 T-700-GE-401C engines (16 installed, four spares); 32 AGM-114R(N) Hellfire missiles, all up rounds; two Hellfire II Captive Air Training Missiles (CATM); 100 WGU-59/B Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) II Guidance Sections, all up rounds; eight Link 16 Multifunctional Information Distribution Systems Joint Tactical Radio Systems (MIDS JTRS) (eight installed); and four Airborne Low-Frequency Sonars (ALFS) (four installed on four aircraft). M299 Hellfire missile launchers; GAU-21 crew-served guns (including pintle and laser pointer); LAU-61 digital rocket launchers; M152 High Explosive warheads for airborne 2.75 rockets; MK66 MOD 4, 2.75-inch rocket motors; rocket motors, 2.75-inch, MK-66-4 inert; WTU-1B inert warheads (HA23); AN/ARC-210 RT-2036 radios with Communications Security (COMSEC); AN/AAR-47 missile warning systems; AN/SSQ-62F sonobuoys; AN/SSQ-53G sonobuoys; AN/SSQ-36B sonobuoys; SRQ-4 Hawklink radio terminals with Hawklink Crypto Control Modules; AN/APX-123 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders; AN/ALE-47 dispenser, Electronic Countermeasures; Advanced Data Transfer Systems (ADTS); AN/AAS-44C(V) Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems; Identification Friend or Foe Mode 4/5 Cryptographic Applique, KIV-78; Joint Mission Planning Systems (JMPS); Embedded Global Positioning System/Precise Positioning Service (GPS/PPS)/Inertial Navigation Systems (EGI) with Selective Availability/Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM); Airborne Low-Frequency Sonars (ALFS) (aircraft provisions only for four aircraft); AN/ARQ-59 Hawklink radio terminals; Training Simulators / Operational Machine Interface Assistants (ATS/OMIA); tactical operational flight trainer; AN/ALQ-210 Electronic Support Measures (ESM) systems; APS-153(V) multimode radars; spare engine containers; spare and repair parts. The total estimated program cost would be up to $950 million.

US Approves Possible Sale of MH-60R Helicopters to Spain