$4.8 Billion Sale and Upgrade Of Morocco F-16 Aircraft
March 26, 2019
The Government of Morocco has requested to upgrade its existing 23 F 16 aircraft to the F 16V configuration. Morocco has also requested to purchase 25 F-16C/D Block 72 aircraft and other related equipment for an estimated cost of $3.787 billion.
The U.S. Department of State has approved a possible sale to Morocco of F-16C/D aircraft and upgrades of its existing fleet
the Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said on Monday, March 25.
F-16 related equipment includes 30 M61 Al Vulcan 20mm Guns (includes 5 spares), 40 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), 60 GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs, 26 AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Pods, spares, practice equipment, management systems, navigation equipment, support and integration and U.S. government and contractor engineering and logistical support services.
The requested buy includes 52 APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars, 52 Link-16 Multifunctional Information Distribution System.