US approves FMS of AGM-84L to India
The US has approved of a potential FMS of 10 Boeing AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air-launched missiles and other related equipment for an estimated $92 million.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress and delivered the required certification.
The contract will also include containers, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, personal training, Specialised Assignment Airlift Missions (SAAM) and US government and contractor representative’s technical assistance.
The Harpoon missile systems will be integrated into India’s P-8I aircraft in order to enhance their capabilities to carry out ASW in critical sea lanes whilst also improving interoperability with US and allied forces.
No known offsets have been agreed.
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