Iraq Requests $700M US Air Traffic Control Equipment Sale

AC130JIraq’s government has asked to purchase $700 million in air traffic control technology and support services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a Tuesday notice that the contractor for the transaction will be determined through a competitive process.

Equipment covered under the sale includes commercially-available Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control equipment and airfield navigational aids suites at four bases for rebuilding efforts.

The suites include surveillance radars, automation systems, search radars, landing systems and airfield lighting systems.

DSCA said the transaction will also include work such as site surveys, system integration, training, engineering and logistics support services.

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