Finland Procures $535 Million Worth GMLRS

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Finland Procures $535 Million Worth GMLRS
The State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Finland of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $535 million. Finland wants to add them into inventory at once.
The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.Finland wants to buy 150 M30A1 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) (Steel Case), or M30A2 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) Missile Pods with Insensitive Munitions Propulsion System (IMPS) or a combination of both; and 250 M31A1 GMLRS Unitary (GMLRS-U) Warhead (Steel Case), or M31A2 GMLRS-U IMPS, or a combination of both. The total estimated cost is $535 million.Finland Procures $535 Million Worth GMLRSLockheed Martin will be the main contractor. A request is pending for diverting 50 per cent of this procurement from U.S. stock. That final decision will determine which version of GMLRS could be procured.

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