Morocco – TOW 2A, Radio Frequency (RF) Missiles (BGM-71-4B-RF)
(Source: Defense Security Cooperation Agency; issued Sept 12, 2019)
WASHINGTON --- The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of various TOW-2A missiles for an estimated cost of $776 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on September 11, 2019.

The Government of Morocco has requested a possible sale of:
-- two thousand four hundred and one (2,401) TOW 2A, Radio Frequency (RF) Missiles (BGM-71-4B-RF);
-- twenty-eight (28) TOW 2A, Radio Frequency (RF) Missiles (BGM-71-4B-RF), Fly-to-Buy missiles for lot acceptance testing; and
-- four hundred (400) M220A2 TOW Launchers and/or four hundred (400) M41 Improved Target Acquisition System (ITAS) Launchers.

Also included are missile support equipment; Government furnished equipment; technical manuals/publications; spare parts; tool and test equipment; training; U.S. Government technical and logistical support, contractor technical support, and other associated equipment and services.

The estimated cost is $776 million.

This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a major Non-NATO ally that continues to be an important force for political stability and economic progress in North Africa.

The proposed sale of the TOW 2A Missiles and TOW Launchers will advance Morocco’s efforts to develop an integrated ground defense capability. A strong national defense and dedicated military force will assist Morocco to sustain itself in its efforts to maintain stability.

The proposed sale of this equipment will not alter the basic military balance in the region.

The principal contractors involved in this program are Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona and McKinney, Texas. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale.

Implementation of this proposed sale will not require the U.S. Government or contractor representatives to travel to Morocco.

There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale.

This notice of a potential sale is required by law and does not mean the sale has been concluded.

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Morocco – Additional F-16 Ammunition
(Source: Defense Security Cooperation Agency; issued Sept 12, 2019)
WASHINGTON --- The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of additional F-16 ammunition for an estimated cost of $209 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on September 11, 2019.

The Government of Morocco has requested a possible sale of:

-- five thousand eight hundred and ten (5,810) MK82-1 Bombs (Tritonal);
-- three hundred (300) MK84-4 Bombs (Tritonal);
-- one hundred and five (105) Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) KMU-572F/B Tail Kits;
-- one hundred eighty (180) MXU-651B/B Air Foil Groups (AFG), GBU-10;
-- four thousand one hundred twenty-five (4,125) MXU-650C/B AFGs, GBU-12;
-- four thousand three hundred and five (4,305) MAU-169L/B Computer Control Groups (CCG), GBU-10,-12,-16; and
-- five thousand one hundred seventy-eight (5,178) FMU-152 Fuzes.

Also included are flares M-206, Flares MJU-7A/B, Impulse Cartridges BBU-36, Impulse Cartridges BBU-35/B, Bomb Sensor DSU-33C/B, chaff, bomb components, spares, repair parts, support equipment, publications and technical documentation, engineering technical and support services, and other related elements of logistics, transportation, and program support. The estimated cost is $209 million.

This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a major Non-NATO ally that continues to be an important force for political stability and economic progress in Africa.

The proposed sale will improve Morocco’s capability to meet current and future threats of terror from violent extremist organizations prevalent throughout the region. Additionally, the additional munitions provided by this sale will improve interoperability with the United States and other regional allies and enhance Morocco’s ability to undertake coalition operations, as it has done in the past in flying sorties against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Morocco will have no difficulty absorbing these additional munitions and services into its armed forces.

The proposed sale of this equipment will not alter the basic military balance in the region.

The principal contractors will be Raytheon USA, Orbital ATK (USA), General Dynamics, Kilgore Cheming Groupe (USA), Cheming Groupe (USA), and Kaman Precision Products (USA). The purchaser typically requests offsets, however there are no known offset agreements at this time in connection with this potential sale.

Implementation of this proposed sale will not require U.S. Government or contractor representatives to be assigned to Morocco.

There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale.

This notice of a potential sale is required by law and does not mean the sale has been concluded.

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