Iraq–M1135 Stryker Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicles
(Source: Defense Security Cooperation Agency; issued July 25, 2013)
WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of
A possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 50 M1135 Stryker Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $900 million.

The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 50 M1135 Stryker Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicles, DECON 3000 Decontamination Systems, M26 Commercial Joint Service Transportable Decontamination Systems (JSTDS),AN/VRC-89 Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems (SINCGARS) with Global Positioning System (GPS), AN/VRC-90 SINCGARS with GPS,M40A1Protective Masks, Lightweight Personal Chemical Detectors LCD-3, Portable Chemical Warfare Agent Detectors GID-3, Multi RAE PLUS Gas Detectors, AN/VDR-2 Radiac Sets, M256 Chemical Agent Detector Kits, Decontamination Kits, Chemical Biological Mask Canisters, M8 Chemical Paper Agent Detector Kits, water canteens, individual clothing and equipment, spare and repair parts, support equipment, communication equipment, publications and technical data, personnel training and training equipment, site surveys, A Quality Assurance Team, U.S. Government and contractor technical assistance, and other related elements of program and logistics support.

The estimated cost is $900 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 strategic partner.

This proposed sale will contribute to Iraq’s stability and sovereignty by increasing its situational awareness and ability to identify potential Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) agents. This proposed sale directly supports the Iraqi government and serves the interests of the Iraqi people and the United States.

This equipment provides the Iraqi Army CBRN reconnaissance units with reliable capabilities for early warning of contamination by radiological, biological, and chemical material. Overall, these systems meet the requirements of providing the Iraqi Army with The ability to conduct CBRN reconnaissance techniques of search, survey, surveillance, and sampling to reduce the effects of exposure to these hazardous agents.

The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region.

The principal contractors involved in this program are General Dynamics Land System of Sterling Heights, Michigan; Karcher Futuretech of Schwailheim, Germany; DRS Technologies of Florence, Kentucky; Smiths Detection of Danbury, Connecticut; and Federal Resources of Stevensville, Maryland. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

Implementation of this proposed sale will require approximately 35 U.S. Government or contractor representatives to travel to Iraq for a period of up 2 years to provide management and training.

There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale.

This notice of a potential sale is required by law and does not mean the sale has been concluded. (ends)



Iraq-Bell 412 EP Helicopters
(Source: Defense Security Cooperation Agency; issued July 25, 2013)
WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 12 Bell 412 EP helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $300 million.

The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 12 Bell 412 EP helicopters equipped with Star SAFIRE III EO/IR systems, PT6T - 3DF engines, KDM - 706 Distance Measuring Equipment, KNR 634 VOR/LOC with MB/HSI, MST67A Transponder, Artex C406-1HM Emergency Locator Transmitter, Wulfsberg FlexComm II C5000 System with Synthesized Guard, KTR -908Very High Frequency Radios, NAT AA-95 Audio System, 660 Weather Radar, AAI Radome, Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) Compatible Cockpit Lighting, SX-16Nightsun, spare and repair parts, support equipment, publications and technical data, personnel training and training equipment, site surveys, U.S. Government and contractor technical assistance, and other related elements of program and logistics support.

The estimated cost is $300 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 strategic partner. This proposed sale directly supports the Iraq government and serves the interests of the Iraqi people and the U.S.

This proposed sale will contribute to Iraq’s stability and sovereignty by providing a critical component to building its Air Force and achieving air sovereignty.

This equipment will provide the Iraqi Air Force with a search and rescue capability critical to developing a mature Air Force.

The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region.

The principal contractor will be Bell Helicopter Textron, Hurst, TX.

There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale. Implementation of this proposed sale will require approximately 20 U.S. Government contractor representatives to travel to Iraq for a period of up 3 years to provide aircraft specific flight and maintenance training and logistical support.

There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale.

This notice of a potential sale is required by law and does not mean the sale has been concluded. (ends)
Iraq–Multi-Platform Maintenance Support
(Source: Defense Security Cooperation Agency; issued July 25, 2013)
WASHINGTON --– The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of Multi-Platform Maintenance and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $750 million.

The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale to provide for a five year follow-on maintenance support for the M88A1 Recovery Vehicle, M88A2 Hercules, M113 Family of Vehicles, M109A5 Howitzers, M198 Howitzers, M1070 Heavy Equipment Trailer and Truck (HETT), M977 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT), High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), and the Tactical Floating River Bridge System (TFRBS) including, spare and repair parts, support equipment, publications and technical data, personnel training and training equipment, site surveys, Quality Assurance Teams, U.S. Government and contractor technical assistance, and other related elements of program and logistics support.

The estimated cost is $750 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 strategic partner.

This proposed sale directly supports the Iraqi government and serves the interests of the Iraqi people and the United States.

Helping Iraq maintain, sustain, and effectively utilize the equipment it has purchased or received from the United States over the past decade is a U.S. priority. This proposed sale is essential to provide Iraq with the support, spares, services, and equipment necessary to continue its effective use of its ground-based vehicle fleet.

The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region.

The principal contractor involved in this program is unknown at this time. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

Implementation of this proposed sale will require multiple U.S. Government or contractor representatives to travel to Iraq over period of (5) years to establish maintenance support, on – the -job (OJT) maintenance training and maintenance advice for program and technical support and training.

There will be no adverse impact on United States defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale. This notice of a potential sale is required by law and does not mean the sale has been concluded.

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