US State Department Approves Potential Sale of SM-2 Block IIIA to Denmark

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On July 31, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced U.S. State Department approval for the potential sale of SM-2 Block IIIA missiles to Denmark, stating, “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Denmark of up to forty-six (46) Standard Missile, SM-2 Block IIIA All-Up Rounds, RIM BK IIIA (VLS), and other related equipment for an estimated cost of $152 million.” DSCA noted that “[t]his proposed sale would support Denmark’s anti-air warfare capabilities for the Royal Danish Navy’s IVER HUITFELDT Frigate Class ships.”