USA Sells ammo to NATO's NSPA Agency

USA Sells ammo to NATO's NSPA Agency

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) of Precision Guided Munitions and related equipment for an estimated cost of $22.7 million. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.

NATO Support and Procurement Agency as Lead Nation has requested the possible sale of 239 GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs, Increment I; 204 FMU-152 fuses; 204 MK-82 500LB General Purpose Bombs; and 50 BLU-109 2000LB Hard Target Penetrator Bombs, that will be added to a previously implemented case. The original FMS case, valued at $1.87 million, included 40 GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs, Increment I. Therefore, this notification is for a total of 279 GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs, Increment I; 204 FMU-152 fuses; 204 MK-82 500LB General Purpose Bombs; and 50 BLU-109 2000LB Hard Target Penetrator Bombs. Also included are smoke signal cartridges, engineering and technical support and assistance, and other related logistical and program support elements. The total estimated cost is $22.7 million.

USA Sells ammo to NATO

Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom, twelve NATO nations and one NATO enhanced opportunity partner nation will acquire the munition to contribute to overseas contingency operations.

The principal contractors for production are the Boeing Corporation and Raytheon Missile Systems.

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