Romania Buys 54 M1A2 Abrams

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Romania Buys 54 M1A2 Abrams
The U.S. State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Romania of M1A2 Abrams Tanks for an estimated cost of $2.53 billion.

The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification, notifying Congress of this possible sale.

Romania has requested to buy 54 M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams Main Battle Tanks; 54 M1A1 Structures; four M88A2 HERCULES Combat Recovery Vehicles; four M1110 Joint Assault Bridges; four M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicles; four Heavy Assault Scissor Bridges (HASB); 54 M240C 7.62mm machine guns; ten AGT1500 Gas Turbine engines; 5,940 120mm M1147 High Explosive, Multipurpose, Tracer (HEMP-T) cartridges; and 4,230 120mm M1002 Target Practice Multipurpose, Tracer (TPMP-T) cartridges. The estimated total program cost is $2.53 billion.

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