U.S. OKs Romania’s Request to Purchase Assault Amphibious Vehicles

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 05:18 AM, July 28, 2023
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U.S. OKs Romania’s Request to Purchase Assault Amphibious Vehicles
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The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 16 Assault Amphibious Vehicles (AAVs) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $120.5 million.

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

Romania has requested to buy 16 AAVs; Personnel Variant (AAVP-7A1); 3 Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Command Variant (AAVC-7Al); 2Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Recovery Variant (AAVR-7Al); sixteen 50 Cal Machine Guns (Heavy Barrel); five 7.62 mm M240B Machine Guns; and related equipment and support.

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