Romania to buy Javelin Missiles worth $80 Mn from US

The State Department of United States (US) has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Romania of Javelin Missiles and related equipment.

The estimated total cost is $80 million.

Notably, the Government of Romania has requested to buy two hundred sixty-three (263) Javelin FGM-148F Missiles; and twenty-six (26) Javelin Light Weight Command Launch Units (LWCLU).

Also included are enhanced producibility basic skills trainers; missile simulation rounds; Security Assistance Management Directorate (SAMD) technical assistance; Tactical Air Ground Missiles (TAGM) Project Office technical assistance; other associated equipment and services; and other related elements of logistics and program support. 

This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States by helping to improve the security of a NATO Ally which is an important force for political and economic stability in Europe.

Further, the proposed sale will improve Romania’s capability to meet current and future threats by building its long-term defense capacity in line with its national defense requirements. 

The prime contractors will be Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture of Orlando, FL and Tucson, AZ.