MK 54 LWT Mod 0 torpedoes for Belgium

The US State Department has approved the possible sale of Mk54 lightweight antisubmarine torpedoes and related equipment to Belgium for an estimated cost of $33.3 million. The Government of Belgium requested to buy twenty-nine All Up Round MK 54 LWT Mod 0.

Also included are two Fleet Exercise Section conversion kits, torpedo support equipment, training and publications, US Government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support.

The proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States by improving the security of a NATO Ally which is an important force for political stability and economic progress in Europe.