The State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Kuwait of additional Cartridge Actuated Device/Propellant Actuated Devices (CAD/PAD) and support. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.
Kuwait has requested to buy additional Cartridge Actuated Device/Propellant Actuated Devices (CAD/PAD) and support that will be added to a previously implemented case that was under the Congressional notification threshold. The original FMS case, valued at $48.2 million, included CAD/PAD items and support for Calendar Years 2025-2026.
This notification is for CAD/PAD items and support of Kuwait’s F/A-18 and KC-130/J aircraft fleet. Also included are engineering, technical, and program support and other related logistics and program support elements. The total estimated cost is $59.1 million.