Sweden Gets U.S.’ Nod to Buy AMRAAM Missiles

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 05:45 AM, July 8, 2023
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Sweden Gets U.S.’ Nod to Buy AMRAAM Missiles
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The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Sweden of Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $605 million.

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

Besides 250 missiles, Sweden has also requested to buy up to six AMRAAM C-8 Guidance Sections, spare AIM-120 control sections and containers, AMRAAM Test Set telemetry kits, encryption devices, munitions support, spare parts, consumables, accessories, and other equipment and services.

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