Germany to Acquire F-35 and Munition with $8.4 Billion Price Tag
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Germany has requested to buy 35 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take Off and Landing (CTOL) aircraft; 37 Pratt & Whitney F135-PW-100 engines (35 installed, 2 spares); 105 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM); 75 AGM-158B/B2 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles-Extended Range (JASSM-ER);
344 GBU-53 Small Diameter Bombs (SDB-II); 162 BLU-109 2000LB Hardened Penetrator Bombs for GBU-31; 264 MK-82 500LB General Purpose (GP) Bombs for GBU-54; 180 KMU-557 Joint Direct-Attack Munition (JDAM) Tail Kits for GBU-31; 246 KMU-572 JDAM Tail Kits for GBU-54; 75 AIM-9X Block II+ Tactical Sidewinder Missiles. The estimated total cost is $8.4 billion.