May 7, 2014

Brazil to buy 16 AGM-84L Harpoon Block II

The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles and associated equipment. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 6, 2014.
Brazil has requested a possible sale of 16 AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles, 4 CATM-84L Harpoon Block II Captive Air Training Missiles, 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 Brazilian Air Force (BrAF) is in the process of modernizing and upgrading its Anti-Surface Warfare capability on its P-3 aircraft. The modernization will enhance the BrAF P-3’s capabilities for its Counter-Transnational Organized Crime efforts, maritime border security, and protection of off-shore assets.
The principal contractors will be Boeing and Delex Systems.

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