The Government of the Netherlands wants to buy about $670 million worth of military equipment, much of it made by Lockheed Martin in Camden.
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving the possible sale of High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers and related equipment.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of the possible sale last week.
The Netherlands has requested a possible purchase of 20 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers; 39 M30A2 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) Missile Pods with Insensitive Munitions Propulsion System (IMPS); 38 M31A2 GMLRS Unitary (GMLRS-U) High Explosive (HE) Missile Pods with IMPS; 80 M57 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Missile Pods; and 17 M1152A1 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs).
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