The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Oman of logistics support and training for one C-130J-30 aircraft being procured through a Direct Commercial Sale and associated equipment
, parts and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $76 million.
The Government of Oman has requested a possible sale of logistics support and training for one C-130J-30 aircraft being procured through a Direct Commercial Sale, 1 AN/AAQ-24(V) Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures System, 7 AN/AAR-54 Missile Approach Warning Systems, 2 AN/ALR-56M Radar Warning Receivers, 2 AN/ALE-47 Countermeasure Dispenser Sets, communication and navigation equipment, software support, repair and return, installation, aircraft ferry and refueling support, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and related elements of logistical and program support. The estimated cost is $76 million.
The proposed sale will provide Oman the capability to meet current and future regional threats to the Sultanate of Oman. The support for the additional C-130J-30 aircraft will ensure operational capability and will facilitate movement within the region, as well as, support U.S interests. The Royal Flight of Oman currently operates two Boeing 747s and one Airbus A320 aircraft and will have no difficulty absorbing the support case for this aircraft into its armed forces.
Source : Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)