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Morocco requests TOW-2A missiles

16th September 2019 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale of TOW-2A missiles to the government of Morocco.

In a package worth $776 million, Morocco has requested 2,401 BGM-71-4B-RF TOW 2A radio frequency (RF) missiles; and 28 BGM-71-4B-RF TOW 2A RF missiles for lot acceptance testing; along with 400 M220A2 TOW launchers and/or 400 M41 Improved Target Acquisition System launchers. 

Missile support equipment, spare parts and training are also included in the package.

The equipment will advance Morocco’s efforts to develop an integrated ground defence capability. 

The principal contractor if the sale goes ahead is Raytheon Missile Systems.

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