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US approves overseas Hellfire Missile sale

US State Department approved the sale of Hellfire Missiles to the ROK for their Apache munitions and missile stockpile, it was confirmed.

US State Department approved the sale of Hellfire Missiles to the ROK for their Apache munitions and missile stockpile, it was confirmed.

The US State Department has approved the sale of 288 AGM-114R Hellfire Missiles to the Republic of Korea, as part of a deal valued at $36 million.

In addition to the missiles, the agreement is expected to include additional parts and support services from the US and US affiliated contracting companies.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency noted that the sale of the missiles will assist the US’ objectives in the Indo-Pacific by bolstering the Republic of Korea’s defence capabilities and providing a stockpile of munitions for their AH-64E aircraft.

[Related: US approves sale of Javelin missiles to NATO partner]

Liam Garman

Editor – Defence and Security, Momentum Media

Liam began his career as a speech writer at New South Wales Parliament before working for world leading campaigns and research agencies in Sydney and Auckland. Throughout his career, Liam has managed and executed a range of international media and communications campaigns spanning politics, business, industrial relations and infrastructure. He’s since shifted his attention to researching and writing extensively on geopolitics and defence, specifically in North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney and is undertaking a Masters in Strategy and Security from UNSW Canberra.
 
US approves overseas Hellfire Missile sale
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