Bahrain FMS valued $2.478 billion to include Patriot missile systems

WASHINGTON. State Department officials approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Bahrain of various Patriot missile systems and related support and equipment for an estimated cost of $2.478 billion.

The Government of Bahrain has requested to buy 60 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles, 36 Patriot MIM-104E Guidance Enhanced Missiles (GEM-T) missiles with canisters, nine M903 Launching Stations (LS), five Antenna Mast Groups (AMG), three Electrical Power Plants (EPP) III, two AN/MPQ-65 Radar Sets, and two AN/MSQ-132 Engagement Control Stations (ECS).

Also included is communications equipment, tools and test equipment, range and test programs, support equipment, prime movers, generators, publications and technical documentation, training equipment, spare and repair parts, personnel training, Technical Assistance Field Team (TAFT), U.S. Government and contractor technical, engineering, and logistics support services, Systems Integration and Checkout (SICO), field office support, and other related elements of logistics and program support.

The prime contractor for the PAC-3 Missile is Lockheed-Martin in Dallas, Texas. The prime contractor for the GEM-T missile is Raytheon in Andover, Massachusetts.