State Department approves $1.7B deal for P-8s to Germany

By Justin Doubleday / March 12, 2021 at 5:11 PM

The State Department has approved a potential $1.77 billion sale of P-8 aircraft and associated equipment to Germany, according to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

The DSCA formally notified Congress of the approved sale today. Germany has requested five P-8A Patrol Aircraft along with nine Multifunctional Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems 5 and 12 Embedded Global Positioning Systems (GPS)/Inertial Navigations Systems, as well as other equipment and support, according to DSCA.

The prime contractor on the potential deal is Boeing.