State Dept Approves $75M Exercise Participation Support Sale for UAE

State DepartmentThe State Department has approved a potential $75 million foreign military sale of exercise participation support services to the United Arab Emirates.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday. UAE requested the sale of military exercises, aerial refueling, airlift and ferry support, training, technical and logistics support services from the U.S. government.

The proposed sale is intended to help the UAE operate fighter aircraft in a coalition environment for Red Flag and Green Flag exercises.

DSCA notified the Congress of the possible sale Friday.

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