US Approves Sale Of 200 Javelin Missiles To Australia - Defense Security Agency
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 31st October, 2020) The US government has approved a sale of an additional 200 Javelin missiles to Australia for $46 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced in a press release.
"The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of Javelin missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $46 million," the release said on Friday.
"The Australian Defense Force (ADF) is seeking to fill a short-term shortfall in its Javelin missile inventory in order to maintain the appropriate level of readiness. ... The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region," the release said.