CBRNE & EOD Defence

US Department of State approves sale of CBRN protective equipment to India

15 May 2017

The US Department of State has approved a possible USD75 million Foreign Military Sale of chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) protective equipment to the Indian government, according to an 11 May statement by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).

New Delhi had requested a possible sale of 38,034 M50 general purpose masks; 38,034 Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (JSLIST) suits, trousers, pairs of gloves, pairs of boots and NBC bags; 854 aprons; 854 alternative aprons; 9,509 quick-doff hoods; and 114,102 M61 filters, according to the DSCA.

Also included in the potential sale is training, technical data, technical assistance by the US government, staging/consolidation, transportation and other related elements of logistics support.

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