The State Department has approved a $320 million deal with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency to deliver precision guided munitions kits for select partner nations, as well as $624 million in missile deals with Japan.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of the three separate foreign military sales on Nov. 16.
Under the NATO deal, 12 partners nations and Finald will receive new munitions kits and detector sensing units.
“This proposed sale supports the foreign policy and national security of the United States by increasing the flexibility of Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom – 12 NATO nations and one Partnership for Peace nation – to contribute to overseas contingency operations,” DSCA officials said in a statement.
The sale includes 500 KMU-556 F/B and 40 KMU-557 F/B Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits for GBU-31 2000-lbs, 1,500 KMU-572 F/B JDAM Kits for GBU-38 500-lbs, 1,000 Munitions Adapter Unit (MAU)-210 F/B Enhanced Computer Control Groups (ECCGs) for GBU-48 1,000-lb EPII, 300 MAU-210 F/B ECCGs and 300 MXU-650K/B AFGs for GBU-49 500-lbs EPII, 1,025 MAU-209 C/B or MAU-169 L/B CCGs for GBU-12 500 lbs Paveway II, 1,025 MXU-650 K/B AFGs for GBU-12 500 lbs Paveway II and 4,365 Joint Programmable Fuze, FMU-152 A/B for all GBU types.
Boeing [BA] and Raytheon [RTN] Missile Systems are the prime contractors for the deal.
The State Department also approved two deals with Japan, including $561 million for SM-3 missiles and $63 million for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles.
The SM-3 sale includes eight Block 1B missiles and 13 Block 2A missiles, as well as Mk-21 and Mk-29 missile canisters.
Raytheon Missile Systems is the prime contractor for the missiles and BAE Systems will deliver the canisters.
Under the latter deal, Japan will receive 32 of Raytheon’s AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM missiles.
“The proposed sale of these missiles will provide Japan a critical air defense capability to assist in defending the Japanese homeland and U.S. personnel stationed there,” DSCA officials said in a statement.