Germany Gets U.S.’ Clearance to Buy AMRAAM Missiles for $2.9B

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  • 04:21 AM, July 20, 2023
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Germany Gets U.S.’ Clearance to Buy AMRAAM Missiles for $2.9B
F-16 fires AIM-120 “AMRAAM” @U.S.A.F.

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment to Germany for $2.9 billion.

The deal will now be reviewed by the U.S. Congress.

Berlin wants 969 AMRAAMs and 12 AMRAAM C8 Guidance Sections.

The AIM-120C-8 is one of several modifications of the AMRAAM air-to-air missile. It has a maximum launch range of 180km, a two-way communication system and an advanced GPS-corrected inertial navigation system.

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