The State Department has cleared Morocco’s request to purchaseÂ TOW 2A missiles, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $157 million contract.
RaytheonÂ (NYSE: RTN) will serve as the prime contractor for the sale that includes 600 TOW 2A radio-frequency missiles, 300 M220A2Â TOWÂ launchers and seven TOW 2A RF fly-to-buy lot acceptance missiles, the Defense Security Cooperation AgencyÂ said Wednesday.
The order also covers spare parts, test equipment, missile support tools, technical manuals, government-supplied equipment, logistics support, training and other technical services.
Morocco plans to use the requested equipment for its ground defense modernization efforts.
DSCA informed Congress of the proposed sale Tuesday.