U.S. to make anti-tank mis­siles for Lithua­nia, Es­to­nia and Ukraine

Baltic News Network - - News -

U.S. to man­u­fac­ture Javelin anti-tank mis­siles for the Baltic states of Es­to­nia and Lithua­nia, as well as Ukraine, de­fence news por­tal re­ports.

On Wed­nes­day, July 25, the De­fence World news por­tal wrote that the U.S. joint com­pany Raytheon-Lock­heed Martin has re­ceived the or­der to make Javelin weapon sys­tems for the three coun­tries, as well as for Aus­tralia, Turkey and Tai­wan.

The to­tal worth of the con­tract is USD 307.5 mil­lion and the weapons are ex­pected to be fin­ished by Septem­ber 2021.

REUTERS/SCANPIX

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