Greece to buy up to seven MH-60R multi mission helicopters from U.S.

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The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Greece of MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters with support for an estimated cost of $600 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on July 12, 2019.

The Government of Greece has requested to buy up to seven MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters equipped with ten APS-l 53(V) Multi-Mode Radars; 18 T700 GE-401 C Engines; 7 Airborne Low Frequency System (ALFS), 10 AN/ AAS-44C(V) Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems, 18 Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation Systems with Selective Availability/Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM); one-thousand (1,000) AN/SSQ-36/53/62 Sonobuoys; 2 AGM-114 M36-E9 Captive Air Training Missiles (CATM); 4 AGM-114Q Hellfire Training Missiles; 100 Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System (APKWS) Rockets; 30 MK 54 Torpedoes; 12 M-2400 Crew Served Guns; and 12 GAU-21 Crew Served Guns.

Also included are 18 AN/ARC-210 APX-1990A(C) Radios with COMSEC; 24 AN/AVS-9 Night Vision Devices; 10 AN/APX-123 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders; spare engine containers; facilities study, design, and construction; spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; communication equipment; ferry support; publications and technical documentation; personnel training and training equipment; U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistical and program support. The estimated total case value is $600 million.

The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Owego, New York.

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