United Arab Emirates Army orders anti-tank guided missile Javelin produced Lockheed Martin 2012115
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Defense News - United Arab Emirates
Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 10:26 AM
|United Arab Emirates Army orders anti-tank guided missile Javelin produced by Lockheed Martin.|
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 14 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Arab Emirates of 260 JAVELIN Anti-Tank Guided Missiles and associated equipment, parts, weapons, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $60 million.
Javelin was developed and produced for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps by the Javelin Joint Venture between Lockheed Martin in Orlando, Florida and Raytheon in Tucson, Arizona.
The Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has requested a possible sale of 260 JAVELIN Anti-Tank Guided Missiles, tripods, JAVELIN Weapon Effects Simulators, enhanced basic skills trainers, containers, rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries, battery chargers and dischargers, battery coolant units, support equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics support. The estimated cost is $60 million.