United States Department of State, approved AMRAAM-ER with Hungary via the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) channel, at an estimated cost $230 milliyon. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) gave the necessary certificate reporting to Congress this sale on May 8.
Contract with an estimated cost of $ 281 million (estimated costs reported by DSCA indicate maximum, contract costs generally lower);
- AIM-120C-7/C-8 AMRAAMER missiles (60 units),
- AIM-120C-7/C-8 AMRAAM-ER guidance sections (2 units),
- AMRAAM-ER training missiles (CATM-120C) (4 units),
- Missile containers,
- Spare and repair parts,
- Cryptographic and communication security devices,
- Weapons system equipment and computer software support,
It includes training, documents, support and testing equipment, US government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services, and other related aspects of logistics and program support.
After the approved sales request (country) will be able to sign contracts with Raytheon companies.
The sale is in support of Hungary’s acquisition of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS) air defense system and would provide a full range of protection from imminent hostile cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, rotary wing and fixed wing threats.
The U.S. had approved the sale of AIM-120 AMRAAM and AN / MPQ-64F1 software to Hungary in August 2019. Hungary, which supplies the NASAMS system, will obtain a more effective NASAMS system if it supplies AMRAAM-ER within the scope of its second approval.