Morocco to Buy JSOW and HIMARS
The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale. Morocco has requested to buy 40 AGM-154C JSOW. The estimated total cost is $250 million. Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) intends to use the missiles on its F-16. The missiles support the RMAF’s maritime partnership potential and align its capabilities with existing regional baselines.
Morocco has also requested to buy 18 HIMARS launchers; 40 M57 Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS); 36 M31A2 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Unitary; 36 M30A2 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead; nine M1152A1 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV); and 18 International Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems (IFATDS). The estimated total cost is $524.2 million.