WASHINGTON, (BM) – The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy one hundred fifty (150) Javelin missiles and ten (10) Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs), learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Also included are training devices, transportation, support equipment, technical data and publications, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. government, engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics support tools and test equipment; support equipment; publications and technical documentation; spare and repair parts; equipment training and training devices; U.S.
Government and contractor technical, engineering and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistical, sustainment, and program support.
The total estimated cost is not to exceed $39.2 million.
This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by improving the security of Ukraine.
The Javelin system will help Ukraine build its long-term defense capacity to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity in order to meet its national defense requirements. Ukraine will have no difficulty absorbing this system into its armed forces.
The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region.
The prime contractor for the Javelin Missile System is Raytheon Company, Waltham, MA.
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Source: US DSCA