Lockheed Martin has won $155 million contract to upgrade Moroccan Apache Helicopters

Lockheed Martin has won a contract $155 million for Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor System (M-TADS/PNVS) systems for the Apache attack helicopter in support of the Moroccan government.

The Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) is a long-range, precision engagement and pilotage solution for day, night and adverse weather missions. The electro-optical sensor provides Apache aircrews situational awareness.

In November 2019, the US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of 36 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $4.25 billion. The Apache helicopter is the most sophisticated attack helicopter armed with Hellfire and AIM-92H Stinger missiles besides Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS).

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