U.S. Approves $281M Military Sale to Germany for Radios

The sale enhances interoperability among German forces and NATO, bolstering secure communication against threats.
  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 11:32 AM, February 28, 2024
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U.S. Approves $281M Military Sale to Germany for Radios
L3Harris HF manpack radio

The United States State Department has approved a potential $281 million Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Germany, covering High-Frequency, Very-High Frequency, and Ultra-High Frequency Radios and related equipment.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency conveyed this decision to Congress today.

Germany has requested the acquisition of AN/PRC-117 and AN/PRC-160 radios, spare and repair parts, support equipment, tools, test equipment, diagnostic equipment, technical data, publications, personnel training, training equipment, U.S. Government, and contractor technical assistance. The estimated total cost of the package is $281 million.

The transaction is expected to boost interoperability between the German armed forces and other NATO units, increasing secure communication capabilities to counter threats.

The prime contractor is L3Harris Global Communications, Inc., Rochester, NY, with no known offset agreements.

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