Germany to Procure High-Frequency, Very-High Frequency, and Ultra-High Frequency Radios from US

The State Department of United States (US) has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Germany of High-Frequency, Very-High Frequency, and Ultra-High Frequency Radios and related equipment.

The estimated total cost is $281 million.

Noteworthy, the Government of Germany has requested to buy:- 

  • AN/PRC-117 radios
  • AN/PRC-160 radios
  • spare and repair parts
  • support equipment
  • tools and test equipment
  • diagnostic equipment
  • technical data and publications
  • personnel training and training equipment
  • U.S. Government and contractor technical assistance
  • technical and logistics support services
  • other related elements of logistics and program support

This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the US by improving the security of a NATO Ally that is an important force for political and economic stability in Europe.

Further, the proposed sale will improve interoperability between Germany and other NATO military forces and will increase secure communications effectiveness to help combat current and future threats.

Also, Germany will have no difficulty absorbing this equipment into its armed forces.

The principal contractor will be L3Harris Global Communications, Inc., Rochester, NY.

There are no known offset agreements in connection with this potential sale.

Implementation of this proposed sale will not require the assignment of US Government or contractor representatives to Germany.