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Morroco to recieve 36 Apache-E helicopters

The US government has given the green light for a possible sale of 36 AH-64E attack helicopters to the benefit of the Moroccan Air Force at a cost of 4.25 billion dollars. The order would be for 24 chooper batch with 12 optional aircrafts, 551 Hellfire AGM-114R missiles, 60 A M-114L Hellfire, 588 Hydra rocket laser precision kits and AIM-92H ...

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Egypt to invest 554 million dollars to maintain its american naval vessels

The United States (US) has approved Egypt’s request to provide Follow on Technical Support (FOTS) for its naval ships for $554million.

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Egypt buys an IL-76 cargo aircraft in XXL format

The Egyptian Air Force today presented the first photo of an Il-76 MF cargo plane with national colors.

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Two Ukrainian Il76 destroyed in an air strike in Libya

Two Il76s belonging to the Ukrainian air cargo company, Europe Air, were destroyed two days ago on the ground while on the tarmac at Al Juffrah airbase in Libya.

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Egypt will modernize its Chaparral AA Defense launchers

The Egyptian military will receive the help of ProjectXYZ Inc., a company specializing in obsolescence management and modernization of weapons systems, to modernize its M48A3 Chaparral anti-aircraft launchers.

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Egypt receives 930 US surplus MRAPS and orders 1,000 more

After receiving 930 MRAP armored transport vehicles from the US Army surplus, Egypt is about to order a thousand vehicles from the same source.

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Morocco seeks to obtain two surplus C-130s from the United States

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the US Congress was notified on 18 July by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DCSA) for a proposal to finance two surplus C-130Hs for the needs of the Moroccan Air Force. This donation of surplus devices is part of the Excess Defense Articles Program.

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Is Morocco dedicating some of its F16 for anti ship missions?

The Moroccan army has received 6 US anti-ship missiles AGM / RGM / UGM-84 Harpoon in 2017, according to the United Nations Register of Conventional Weapons UNROCA.

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