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Boeing to supply Morocco with 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters

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American aerospace company Boeing is expected to supply Morocco with 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, Fight Global reports. The deliveries, according to the same source, will start in 2024.

«This is another step forward in our long partnership with the Kingdom of Morocco», Jeff Shockey of Boeing Defense, Space & Security said. «Worldwide demand for the Apache is growing and we are proud to provide this best-in-class capability to Morocco», he added.

The Boeing deal is part of the US government’s Foreign Military Sales process. In November 2019, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency approved the Morocco sale estimated at $4.25 billion.

In addition to the Apache attack helicopters, Morocco will be receiving seventy-nine T700-GE-701D engines, thirty-six modernized night vision sensors, eighteen fire control radars, five hundred fifty-one Hellfire missiles and several other military articles.

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