US Congress notified of FMS for eight KC-46s to Israel
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified the US Congress of a potential FMS deal with Israel.
The contract would see up to eight KC-46 tanker refuelling aircraft purchased by Israel for an estimated $2.4 billion.
Israel has also requested 17 PW4062 turbofan engines and 18 MAGR 2K-GPS SAASM receivers, as well as an undisclosed number of AN/ARC-210 U/VHF radios, APX-119 IFF transponders and engineering services.
If the contract is approved, the prime contractors will be Boeing and Raytheon.
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