Pentagon signs contract for Javelin production for Georgia
Pentagon signs contract for Javelin production for Georgia

The United States Department of Defense has signed a new contract for the production of Javelin anti-tank missile systems for partner countries, including Georgia and Ukraine. The relevant information has been published on the website of the U.S. Department of Defense.

The total cost of the contract exceeds $18 million.

“Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin JV, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded an $18,431,215 modification (P00022) to contract W31P4Q-19-C-0059. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of June 25, 2020.

Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance, Army, and foreign military sales (Australia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Georgia, Indonesia, Ireland, Jordan, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Turkey, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates) funds in the amount of $18,431,215 were obligated at the time of the award.”, – the statement reads.

Georgia received the Javelin anti-tank systems from the United States in January 2018.