US approves large-scale guided bomb, bunker buster sale to Israel

According to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency announcement, the US has approved the sale to Israel of over 20,000 guided bomb kits and 8,650 associated warheads, including additional 5,000 lb 'bunker busters’ – as well as 250 AIM-120C Advanced Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs) and 3,000 AGM-114K/R Hellfire missiles. The total cost is $1.9 billion.

The notification listed 10,000 Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) GPS guidance kits for 2,000 lb (907 kg) MK 84 general purpose bombs, 500 JDAM kits for 1,000 lb MK 83 bombs, and 4,000 JDAM kits for 500 lb MK 82 bombs.

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