Israel Aerospace Industries handed Morocco a Heron UAV. The $48 million deal includes the delivery of three UAVs, as well as training for their operations and maintenance. The tools will be used by Morocco to oversee Islamist groups
According to a report by intelligenceonline, IAI recently completed the delivery of three Heron 1 drones to the Moroccan Army. The $48 million deal was launched in 2014. It includes ground stations as well as operations and maintenance training. Sealed the contract through its joint venture with Airbus Group, under the name EADS, and marketed the UAVs under the Harfang brand in an effort to keep it secret.
The UAVs will be used by Morocco to oversee Islamist groups in the Sahara Desert.
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