Morocco will get twelve F-16V

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Morocco will get twelve F-16V

Post by asdro » 12 Jul 2018, 17:27

Morocco will receive 12x F-16V single seat
Block52 soon.

Beside of that the Kingdom will get
220x Abrams tanks

Also they will get different equipments for their navy.

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Re: Morocco will get twelve F-16V

Post by Greg » 12 Jul 2018, 17:59

Isn't the V Block72? Or are they getting second hand F-16C Block52's?

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Re: Morocco will get twelve F-16V

Post by Firebird » 12 Jul 2018, 19:54

You are correct, Greg. The block 70/72s are being called F-16V by L-M.
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Re: Morocco will get twelve F-16V

Post by asdro » 12 Jul 2018, 22:37

On the article i red F16V Blockb52.
May be they are wrong

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Re: Morocco will get twelve F-16V

Post by Firebird » 13 Jul 2018, 07:26

I haven't seen much info on it and nothing that you can call rock solid but it appears that they have ordered blk 70s, although as they currently have blk 52s it wouldn't make sense unless they are upgrading the blk 52s to 70 as well, which one place has speculated.

At the moment I am inclined to think that they will get blk 72s, UNLESS they are upgrading the 52s as it wouldn't make sense to have two different types of engines in small quantities.
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