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U.S. approves potential sale of rocket launchers to Bahrain -Pentagon – Metro US

U.S. approves potential sale of rocket launchers to Bahrain -Pentagon

FILE PHOTO: Aerial view of the Pentagon is seen in
FILE PHOTO: Aerial view of the Pentagon is seen in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale to Bahrain of M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Upgrade and related equipment for an estimated cost of $176 million, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

The principal contractor will be the Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a news release.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Katharine Jackson)

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