The US State Department has approved the sale of $250 million worth of surface-to-air missiles to the government of Qatar. Included in the sale are 252 RIM-116C Rolling Airframe Tactical Missiles, and two RIM 116C-2 Rolling Airframe Telemetry Missiles as well as support equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training, US Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services, live fire test event support, and other related integration elements. Approval for the naval missile comes as Qatar awaits State Department approval for the purchase of 36 F-15E Strike Eagle fighters.
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