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US to sell EW range to Australia

8th December 2016 - 01:44 GMT | by Mike Yeo in Melbourne


The US State Department has approved a $115 million Foreign Military Sale (FMS) request by Australia for an additional AEA-18G Electronic Warfare (EW) Range System for its Boeing E/A-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft. 

According to the US Defense Security and Cooperation Agency, the latest additional $35.93 million request will provide classified technical data and software, system integration and testing, tools and test equipment for a previous Australian FMS request.

The original request, valued at $79.07 million, was for two EW Range Systems to conduct EW and electronic surveillance training within Australia. 

Prime contractors for this additional FMS case will be

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Mike Yeo


Mike Yeo

Mike Yeo is a Shephard correspondent based in Australia.

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