$203 Million purchase to go to Camden

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible foreign military sale to the Government of France of AGM-114R2 Hellfire missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $203 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of the possible sale on Monday.

The Government of France has requested to buy up to 1,515 AGM-114R2 Hellfire missiles. Also included is technical assistance; non-standard books; publications; other Hellfire publications; integration support; and other related elements of logistical and program support. The estimated total cost is $203 million.

The prime contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, FL. General Dynamics-OTS, Camden Operations serves as the company’s explosive load, assemble and pack facility for the Hellfire.