India could purchase 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzers from United States 0808135
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|Thursday, August 8, 2013 10:26 AM|
|India could purchase 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzers from United States.|
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of United States notified Congress Aug 2 of a possible Foreign Military Sale India of 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzers and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $885 million.
Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 321st Artillery Regiment, 18th Fires Brigade (Airborne), fire an M777 howitzer during a brigade base piece live fire exercise Sept. 19 on Fort Bragg, N.C.
The Government of India has requested a possible sale of 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzers with Laser Inertial Artillery Pointing Systems (LINAPS), warranty, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, maintenance, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor representatives’ technical assistance, engineering and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics support. The estimated cost is $885 million.