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UAE requests Javelin guided missiles

28th May 2019 - 15:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of Javelin guided missiles to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on 24 May.

In a package worth $102 million, the UAE has requested 331 Javelin guided missiles with containers. Also included are system integration and checkout service; field service representatives; logistics support tools and test equipment; support equipment; and other related elements of logistics and programme support.

Javelin is a portable anti-tank weapon. If the sale goes ahead, Raytheon will be the prime contractor.

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