The US Air Force signed a contract with the Raytheon Missile Company for the production of AMRAAM missiles. The weapons will be delivered to ten countries around the world, including Poland and Japan, according to the Pentagon website.
The advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles will be produced in Arizona. In addition to missiles, Raytheon will also manufacture spare parts and telemetric equipment. The contract for $634.2 million must be completed by January 31, 2020.
According to the US Department of Defense information, AMRAAMs will be supplied to South Korea, Morocco, Indonesia, Romania, Spain, Turkey, Bahrain and Qatar, as well as Poland and Japan, which border on the territory of Russia.