US State Department approves sale of $1 billion MK 45 naval guns to India

by Admin | Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 | 68 views

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of up to thirteen MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment for an estimated cost of $1.0210 billion.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 19, 2019.

The Government of India has requested to buy up to 13 piece MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and 3,500 piece D349 Projectile, 5”/54 MK 92 MOD 1 Ammunition. Also included are other ammunition, spare parts, personnel training and equipment training, publications and technical data, transportation, U.S. Government and contractor technical assistance and other related logistics support.

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