Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale for 82 LAV armoured vehicles in various variants 1606111
Defense News - Saudi Arabia
Thursday, June 16, 2011, 08:35 AM
Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale for 82 LAV armoured vehicles in various variants.
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of a variety of LAV light armored vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $350 million.
LAV-25 light wheeled armoured vehicle from US Marine Corps
The Government of Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale of 25 LAV-25 series Light Armored Vehicles, 8 LAV Assault Guns, 8 LAV Anti-Tank Vehicles, 6 LAV Mortars, 2 LAV Recovery Vehicles, 24 LAV Command and Control Vehicles, 3 LAV Personnel Carriers, 3 LAV Ammo Carriers, 1 LAV Engineer Vehicle, 2 LAV Ambulances, AN/VRC 90E and AN/VRC-92E Export Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems (SINCGARS), battery chargers, spare and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering and technical support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support.
The estimated cost is $350 million.
This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a friendly country which has been, and continues to be, an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Middle East.