India Procured air-launched Harpoon for P-8I Poseidon

Air-launched harpoon anti-ship missiles.

The State Department approved Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India of ten AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air launched missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $92 million.

The Government of India has requested to buy ten AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air launched missiles. Also included are containers, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, Specialized Assignment Airlift Missions (SAAM), U.S. Government and contractor representatives technical assistance, engineering, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support. The estimated program cost is $92 million.

The Harpoon missile system will be integrated into the P-8I aircraft to conduct anti-surface warfare missions in defense of critical sea lanes while enhancing interoperability with the United States and other allied forces.

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