Poland Cleared to Buy Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles for $1.3B

The country requested the U.S. to sell 360 missiles.
  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 09:52 AM, April 25, 2024
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Poland Cleared to Buy Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles for $1.3B
AARGM-ER missile launch from U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet @NGC

The U.S. State Department has approved a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Poland for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles - Extended Range (AARGM-ER) and associated logistics.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of the $1.275 billion arms deal.

The sale includes 360 AARGM-ER All Up Rounds (AUR), 8 AGM-88G AARGM-ER Guidance Sections (spares), and 8 AGM-88G AARGM-ER Control Sections (spares), along with training, support equipment, spare parts, and technical documentation.

Poland seeks these missiles to enhance self-defense capabilities against land or sea-based radar systems linked with enemy air defenses, improving aircraft survivability.

Northrop Grumman Systems in Falls Church, Virginia, will be the principal contractor.

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