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Morocco receives Israeli unmanned aerial systems from France

Morocco UAV

Royal Moroccan Air Force RMAF has acquired three Harfang unmanned aerial systems from France. The systems were retired by French Air Force and the delivery was made recently after several years of service in Afghanistan.

Heron-1Harfang which deployed with the ‘Armee de’Lair’ in 2008 was delivered by EADS Now Airbus Defense & Space, under the Eagle l cooperative development with Israel Aerospace Industries [IAI].

The drone was based on the Israeli IAI/Malat Heron-I system.Morocco and France have long established military cooperation, although in recent years Rabat has aligned closer to the US, procuring a range of new military systems, including F-16C/D Block 52 jet fighters along with the latest air to air and air to ground weaponry, M-1A1 Main Battle Tanks and the Predator drones.

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