US Approves 3 Military Sales to Taiwan Worth $1.1 Billion

Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) File Photo © Boeing: Harpoon Block II Missile04.09.2022 Asia
US Approves 3 Military Sales to Taiwan Worth $1.1 Billion

US Approves 3 Military Sales to Taiwan Worth $1.1 Billion

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The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States of Contract Logistics Support for the Surveillance Radar Program (SRP) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $665.4 million.

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) has requested to buy follow-on Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for the Surveillance Radar Program (SRP); program management; minor modifications and upgrades; spares and repair/return parts; publications and technical documentation; and U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services, studies and surveys, as well as other related elements of logistical and program support.

The principal contractor will be Raytheon Technologies, Andover, Massachusets. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

The State Department also made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale of AGM-84L-1 Harpoon Block II Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $355 million.

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) has requested to buy sixty (60) AGM-84L-1 Harpoon Block II missiles and four (4) ATM-84L-1 Harpoon Block II exercise missiles. Also included are Harpoon Guidance Control Units (GCUs); Harpoon Radar Seekers; Harpoon Radar Altimeters; Harpoon Captive Air Test Missiles (CATMs); containers; spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; publications and technical documentation; personnel training and training equipment; U.S. Government and contractor representatives’ technical assistance; engineering and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistics support.

The principal contractor will be Boeing Company, St. Louis, MO. The recipient has requested offsets. At this time, agreements are undetermined and will be defined in negotiations between the recipient and the contractor.

Lastly, the State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale of AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $85.6 million.

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) has requested to buy one hundred (100) AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder tactical missiles and four (4) AIM-9X Block II tactical Guidance Units. Also included are containers; spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; publications and technical documentation; personnel training and training equipment; U.S. Government and contractor representatives’ technical assistance; engineering and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistics support.

The principal contractor will be Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Tucson, Arizona. The recipient has requested offsets. At this time, agreements are undetermined and will be defined in negotiations between the recipient and the contractor.

Implementation of the latter two proposed sales will not require the permanent assignment of any additional U.S. Government or contractor representatives to recipient. Support teams will travel to recipient on a temporary basis.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of all three possible sales Friday.

 
 

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