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12:49 PM, July 1, 2019
DSCA Approves $240.4M Support Package for Moroccan F-16s
Lockheed Martin F-16 belonging to Morocco (image: Morocco World News)

The US State Department has approved a $250.4 million sustainment and support package contract for Morocco’s fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters.

According to a statement released by Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on Thursday, the Government of Morocco had requested a continuation of sustainment support to its current F-16 fleet to include the following non-MDE components:  F-16 support equipment, spares and repair parts; personnel training and training equipment; publications and technical documentation; support and test equipment; integration and testing.

It will include support for weapons used on the fleet, including Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM), Common Munitions Bit-test Reprogramming Equipment (CMBRE), Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), and Paveway.

The approved contract is also inclusive of US Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistical support services; and other related elements of logistics and program support.

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