FGM-148 Javelin

Operator: Status: Number*: Cost: Acquired:
Jordan In Service / On Order 1918 (192 launch units) $12 million (2001); $388 million (2009) 2004
Oman In Service 200 / 400 (30 launch units) $48 million (2005); $11 million (2008); $96 million (2012) 2009
Qatar On Order 500 $122 million (requested 2013, finalized 2014)
Saudi Arabia Requested 150 (20 launch units) $71 million (2010) Does not appear they were ever purchased
United Arab Emirates In Service 1000 / 260 (100 launch units) $104 million (2008); $60 million (2011) 2009
General Specs
Country of origin: United States
Manufacturer: Raytheon and Lockheed Martin (joint venture)
Introduced: 1997
Guidance: Long-wave infrared seeker with passive target acquisition/fire control using integrated day or thermal sight
Range: 8,202+ ft (2,500+ m)
Missile length: 42.6 inches (108.1 cm)
Missile diameter: 5 inches (12.7 cm)
Missile weight: >26 lbs (11.8 kg)
Launcher length: 47.2 inches (119.8 cm)
Launcher weight: 14.1 lbs (6.4 kg)
Total weight: 35 lbs (15.9 kg)
Warhead: Tandem shaped charge – high explosive anti-tank (HEAT)
Armor penetration: 98.4 inches (600+ mm)
Missile velocity: 460.4 mph (205.8 m/s / 0.6 mach)
Launch platform: Man portable (shoulder-fired or tripod), light armored vehicles, trucks
Notes: Lock on before launch and fire-and-forget capability
Top-attack or direct-fire mode allowing for missile to hit where target is least protected
Reuseable command launch unit (CLU)
Soft-launch with limited back-blast allows for launch from enclosures
Capable of targeting slow, low-flying aircraft
*number of missiles purchased

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Raytheon/Lockheed Javelin JV Awarded $48 Million to Provide Javelin Missile Support to Jordan, Oman, Others

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State Department Approves $20 Million Sale of Javelin Missiles to Qatar

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Raytheon and Lockheed JV Awarded $11 Million to Provide Javelin Missile Components to Jordan and the Czech Republic

Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin J/V, Tucson, Arizona was awarded a $10,559,149 modification (P00051) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-13-C-0129 (Jordan, Czech Republic) for Block 1 Round Combined, Guidance Electrical Unit (GEU) Golden Units.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2018.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the […]

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State: $33 Billion in GCC Weapon Sales in 11 Months

The US State Department has facilitated $33 billion worth of weapons sales to its Arab Gulf allies since May 2015, according to department figures. The six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have received weapons including ballistic missile defense capabilities, attack helicopters, advanced frigates and anti-armor missiles, according to David McKeeby, a spokesman the State Department’s […]

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Raytheon and Lockheed Awarded $42 Million to Provide Javelin Missiles to Jordan and Estonia

Raytheon, Lockheed Martin Javelin JV, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $41,566,755 modification (P00029) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-13-C-0129 (Jordan, Estonia) for Javelin Block 1 tactical rounds (quantity 354), tripods (quantity 36), and golden units (quantity 1).  Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2023.  Fiscal 2015 […]

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$25 Million Awarded to Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin JV to Provide Support and Repairs to Jordan and Others

Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin J/V was awarded a $25,368,524 modification (P00013) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-14-C-0127 (Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, France, Lithuania, Jordan, Norway, Taiwan) for life cycle contractor support and repairs for U.S. Army, Marines, Army National Guard and FMS customers. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) and other procurement funds in the amount […]

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Raytheon & Lockheed Martin Win $15 Million Javelin Missile Sale for the U.S. Army, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Others

Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $15,300,934 modification (P00012) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-13-C-0129 for an undefinitized contract action to purchase 74 Javelin Block I Missiles, 318 Battery Coolant Units, 22 Outdoor Trainer Instructor Stations, 22 Javelin Weapon System-Student Stations and 44 tripods to support the U.S. Army and foreign […]

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US Military Sales to Allies Tops $34B in 2014

The US government helped facilitate the sale of $34.2 billion worth of defense equipment to allies during fiscal 2014, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on Monday, a slight uptick from the roughly $30 billion in sales in 2013. Sales were led by a few blockbuster deals that helped some of the largest US […]

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DoD Awards $84 Million Javelin Missile Sale for U.S. Military, Jordan, and Qatar

Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin, Joint Venture, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $84,278,759 modification (P00011) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-13-C-0129 (Qatar, Jordan, New Zealand) for a not-to-exceed undefinitized contract action for the purchase of a total of 534 Javelin Block 1 Missiles and 14 Javelin Command Launch Unit retrofits for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps […]

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Qatar’s Arms Bonanza

Growing concerns over Iran’s nuclear program and other potential military threats from Tehran have made the Middle East one of the most active arms markets in world. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the Middle East was the second largest market for major arms imports in 2013. A week ago, the small Gulf nation […]