The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a possible sale of 150 Javelin guided missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support to Saudi Arabia.
Under the $71m foreign military sale, Saudi Arabia will also receive 12 fly-to-buy missiles and 20 javelin command launch units (CLUs) with integrated day / thermal sight, containers and missile simulation rounds.
The package also includes the enhanced producibility basic skills trainer (EPBST), rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries, battery dischargers and chargers, coolant units and support equipment as well as spare and repair parts.
Saudi Arabia will use the missiles as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defence.
Raytheon and Lockheed will be the prime contractors.