Kuwait Requests Sale Of F/A-18 C/D aircraft From U.S

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  • 02:44 PM, June 11, 2013
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The U.S Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of technical and logistics support for F/A-18 C/D aircraft for an estimated cost of $200 million.

Kuwait has requested a possible sale of continuation of logistics support, contractor maintenance, and technical services in support of the F/A-18 C/D aircraft to include avionics software upgrade, engine component improvement, ground support equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, engineering change proposals, U.S. Government and contractor technical and logistics support services and other related elements of logistical support. The estimated cost is $200 million.

The principal contractors will be General Dynamics, Boeing, and Wyle Laboratories. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.