Boeing has been granted two agreements worth more than $2 billion for the conveyance of more than 1,000 air-to-surface and hostile to transport rockets to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
A first agreement, worth $1.97 billion, is for the modernization of SLAM-ER journey rockets just as the conveyance of 650 new rockets "on the side of the administration of Saudi Arabia," it said.
The agreement is to be finished by December 2028 for the SLAM ERs, a GPS-guided air-to-surface rocket with a scope of up to 155 nautical miles (around 180 miles, 290 kilometers).
The Pentagon likewise declared a more than $650 million agreement for the conveyance of 467 new Harpoon Block II hostile to deliver rockets, including more than 400 to Saudi Arabia.
The others will be conveyed to Brazil, Qatar, and Thailand. Bolster gear will be provided to India, Japan, the Netherlands, and South Korea, the announcement said.
In a different articulation, Boeing said the new agreements would guarantee the continuation of the Harpoon program through 2026 and restart the SLAM-ER creation line.
Boeing, which said it conveyed its last SLAM-ER weapon framework in 2008, but the aggregate of the agreements at $3.1 billion. A representative said that incorporated a formerly reported request.