Swiss Army Plans PAC-3 MSE Missile Procurement for $700M

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Swiss Army Plans PAC-3 MSE Missile Procurement for $700M
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The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress today that the State Department has cleared a Foreign Military Sale of 72 PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors worth $700 million to Switzerland.

Switzerland has requested to buy up to 72 PATRIOT Advanced Capability (PAC) 3 Missile Segment Enhanced (MSE) missiles.

Also included are telemetry kits; PAC-3 MSE missile round trainers; PAC-3 MSE empty round trainers; PAC-3 missile skid kits; launcher stations heater controls; classified missile repair and return; classified PAC-3 concurrent spare parts; unclassified PAC-3 concurrent spare parts; PAC-3 MSE canister consumables; quality assurance; Field Surveillance Program; U.S. Government and contractor technical, engineering, and logistics technical assistance; flight test support; flight test targets; and other related elements of logistics and program support.

The total estimated cost is $700 million, the DSCA said.

The prime contractor will be Lockheed-Martin, Dallas, Texas. The purchaser typically requests offsets. Any offset agreement will be defined in negotiations between the purchaser and the contractor.

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