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    Boeing to Provide US Navy, Nine Allies With Harpoon Missile Spares

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    Boeing has received a $12.3 million US Navy contract to provide stand-off attack missiles for the US Navy, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Malaysia, Canada and India, the US Department of Defense announced.

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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The spares are also being sold to Saudi Arabia, Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Turkey, India, Taiwan and Thailand, the Defense Department explained.

    "The Boeing Company [of] St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $12.3 million… contract for the procurement of spares in support of Harpoon and Stand-Off Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) for the Navy," the announcement stated on Monday.

    The missiles are being sold to the US allies under the Foreign Military Sales program, the announcement added.


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