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U.S. State Department approves possible $815 million sale of bombs to Australia
October 2, 2017 / 7:20 PM / 21 days ago

U.S. State Department approves possible $815 million sale of bombs to Australia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $815 million sale to Australia of 3,900 GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bombs and related equipment and services by Raytheon Co, a Pentagon agency said on Monday.

Logo of the U.S. defense company Raytheon is pictured at an international military fair in Kielce, Poland September 7, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement it notified Congress of the possible sale on Friday.

Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Eric Beech

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