State Dept. approves UAE for possible PAC-3 missile buy

May 12, 2017

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The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday the possible sale of Patriot PAC-3 and GEM-T missiles to the United Arab Emirates.

The proposed sale, approved by the U.S. State Department, is worth an estimated $2 billion.

“The proposed sale will enhance the UAE’s capability to meet current and future aircraft and missile threats,” the agency said in a press release. “The UAE will use the capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defense.”

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