US State Department Approves Military Sale of Support Services to Bahraini Navy Frigate Sabha for Estimated Cost of $70 Million

2018-08-01 - 7:15 p

Bahrain Mirror: News websites specialized in military affairs said that the United States State Department has approved sale of items and services in support of Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) for the Royal Bahrain Navy Ship SABHA (FFG-90) for an estimated cost of $70 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Thursday (July 26, 2018).

The Government of Bahrain has requested to buy items and services in support of Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) for the Royal Bahrain Navy Ship SABHA (FFG-90), formerly the USS Jack Williams (FFG-24), transferred as Excess Defense Article on September 13, 1996.

Also includes engineering, technical, and logistics services, documentation, and modification material for US Navy supplied systems and equipment and other related elements of logistics and program support.

The ship carries surface-to-air missiles and anti-ship missiles as well as Mk-38 and torpedoes with lighter weapons and electronic warfare weapons. It can also carry up to two helicopters.

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