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The State Department approved the sale of drones and equipment to the Netherlands.

The State Department approved the sale of drones and equipment to the Netherlands.

The US State Department has approved a possible $611 million sale of military drones and equipment to the Netherlands, the Pentagon said on Friday.

“The State Department has made the determination approving a possible foreign military sale to the Government of the Netherlands of an MQ-9A Block 5 aircraft and related equipment with an estimated value of $611 million,” the statement said.

Notice of approval of the sale by the State Department sent to the US Congress.


It is specified that the Dutch authorities want to purchase from the United States up to four MQ-9A Block 5 reconnaissance and strike unmanned aerial vehicles, up to three ground mobile control systems, up to thirty global positioning and navigation devices, as well as other related equipment, including radars, missile launchers, transponders and spare parts.