State Department clears $944 million in missiles for Japan, NATO

Defense News: The U.S. State Department cleared a trio of foreign military sales Monday, with an eye on arming some of America’s closest partners.

The potential sales, announced by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), include a package of SM-3 missiles for Japan at an estimated cost of $561 million, a tranche of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles for Japan with an estimated cost of $63 million, and a package of Precision Guided Munitions kits for NATO’s Support & Procurement Agency, worth an estimated $320.5 million.

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