NETHERLAND / UNITED STATES - US Approves $34Mln Sale of Hellfire Missiles to Netherlands
US Approves $34Mln Sale of Hellfire Missiles to Netherlands ::
The US Department of State approved the possible sale of Hellfire missiles to the Netherlands for $34 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a press release on Tuesday.
The original foreign military sale (FMS), valued at $26.3 million, included AGM-114R Hellfire II missiles and another 24 Captive Air Training Missiles, along with support elements.
"The Government of the Netherlands has requested the possible sale of an additional 70 AGM-114R Hellfire II missiles to a previously implemented case for Hellfire missiles," the release stated.
As a result of the additional 70 missiles requested by the Netherlands, the FMS now includes a total of 250 AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles, the release said. Spare parts, logistics support, software upgrades and training are included in the sale.