US approves HIMARS Artillery Sale to Latvia

The deal includes 10 M57 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Pods.
  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 04:26 AM, October 25, 2023
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US approves HIMARS Artillery Sale to Latvia
M142 HIMARS

A possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Latvia of M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $220 million has been approved by the US State Department.

The Government of the Republic of Latvia has requested to buy six M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); twelve (12) M30A2 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) Pods with Insensitive Munitions Propulsion System (IMPS); twelve (12) M31A2 GMLRS Unitary (GMLRS-U) High Explosive Pods with IMPS; and 10 M57 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Pods.

Also included are Reduced Range Practice Rocket (RRPR) Pods; intercom systems to support the HIMARS Launcher; ruggedized laptops; training; training equipment; publications for HIMARS, munitions, and spares; services; other support equipment; and other related elements of program and logistic support. The estimated total program cost is $220 million.

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