Iraq Seeks Advanced Precision-kill Weapon Systems from US

Iraq Seeks Advanced Precision-kill Weapon Systems from US


Advanced precision kill weapon systemsUS: The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has recently a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of advanced precision kill weapon systems (APKWS) and associated equipment to Iraq.

Under the estimated USD 97 million sale, Iraq has requested 2,000 APKWS, weapon and test support equipment, spare and repair parts, personnel training and training equipment, technical and logistics support services, as well as other related elements of logistical and programme support. The sale is expected to improve Iraq's capacity to maintain security operations and strengthen its internal and external defence capabilities.

It is believed that the sale of APKWS will increase the Iraqi Army Aviation Command's ability to conduct operations against terrorist forces, while significantly reducing the risk to civilians.

Source: Army technology