U.S. Oks Javelin Missiles Sales to Morocco

This contract is worth $260 million
  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 08:20 AM, March 20, 2024
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U.S. Oks Javelin Missiles Sales to Morocco

The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Morocco of Javelin Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $260 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.

The Moroccan government has requested to purchase 612 Javelin FGM-148F missiles (including 12 fly-to-buy missiles) and 200 Javelin Lightweight Command Launch Units (LWCLUs), along with missile simulation rounds, support equipment, tools, publications, power distribution equipment, component parts, life cycle support, technical assistance, training, maintenance, and logistics support. The total cost is estimated at $260 million.

The prime contractors will be the Javelin Joint Venture between Lockheed Martin in Orlando, FL, and RTX Corporation in Tucson, AZ.

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