US DSCA Okays 3500 Precision Guided Kits to Netherlands for $70 Million

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US DSCA Okays 3500 Precision Guided Kits to Netherlands for $70 Million
M1156 Precision Guided Kit

The US State Department has approved sale of 3,500 M1156 Precision Guided Kits for an estimated cost of $70 million to Netherlands. 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Wednesday.

The Netherlands government has requested to buy 3,500 M1156 Precision Guided Kits.  Also included are six PGK settable trainers; two PGK cut away models; 100 M76 PGK fuze wrenches; 10 Extended Length Artillery Projectile Extractors (ELAPEs); PGK technical data and publications; US Government engineering and technical support services; and other related elements of logistics and program support, US DSCA said in a statement Wednesday.

The proposed sale of PGK will provide a precision guided capability to 155mm artillery projectiles. 

The principal contractor will be Orbital ATK.  There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

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