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Raytheon to deliver AIM-120C AMRAAM missiles to Spanish Air Force


According to a notification issued on Sept.2 by the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Spain of 100 AIM-120C-7/8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and 1 AMRAAM Guidance Section (spare) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $248.5 million.

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Raytheon to deliver AIM 120C AMRAAM missiles to Spanish Air Force

USAF F-16C assigned to the 23rd Fighter Squadron, armed with AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles and AGM-88 High Speed Antiradiation Missile (HARM) taxies onto the flight line at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey (Picture source: USAF/TSGT Kevin J. Gruenwald)


The Government of Spain has requested to buy one 100 AIM-120C-7/8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and 1 AMRAAM Guidance Section (spare). Also included are KGV-135A encryption devices; containers; weapon support and support equipment; spare and repair parts; publications and technical documentation; U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistical and program support. The estimated total cost is $248.5 million.

The prime contractor will be Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Tucson, AZ. Implementation of this sale will not require the assignment of U.S. Government or contractor representatives in Spain.