List of active Moroccan military aircraft

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List of active Moroccan military aircraft is a list of military aircraft currently in service in the armed forces of Morocco.

Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF)[edit]

A Moroccan CASA CN-235
A Royal Moroccan SA330 Puma helicopter
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Combat Aircraft
Mirage F1 France fighter 19[1]
Northrop F-5 United States fighter F-5E 22[1]
F-16 Fighting Falcon United States multirole F-16C 10[2][3][4] eight D variants used for training[1]
Electronic Warfare
Dassault Falcon 20 France ELINT / ESM 2[1]
Aerial Firefighting
Bombardier CL-415 Canada water bomber 5[5]
Tanker
KC-130 Hercules United States aerial refueling KC-130H 2[1]
Transport
Boeing 707 United States VIP 1[6]
Gulfstream II United States VIP II / III 2[6]
C-27J Spartan Italy transport 4[1]
C-130 Hercules United States transport C-130H 14[1]
Super King Air United States utility 200/300/350 6[1] 1 aircraft dedicated for reconnaissance
CASA CN-235 Spain / Indonesia utility / transport 6[1]
Helicopters
Bell 205 United States utility 47[1]
Bell 206 United States utility 5<[1]
Bell 212 United States utility 6[1]
SA330 Puma France utility / transport 26[1]
CH-47 Chinook United States cargo / transport CH-47D [7] former US Army aircraft
Aérospatiale Gazelle France scout / anti-armor SA342 23[1]
Trainer Aircraft
Alpha Jet Germany / France jet trainer / light attack 23[1]
Northrop F-5 United States conversion trainer F-5F 4[1]
Super King Air United States multi engine trainer 100 4[1]
T-6 Texan II United States advanced trainer T-6C 24[1]
Bell 206 United States rotor-craft trainer 17[1]

Naval Aviation[edit]

Troops fast rope from a AS565 Panther onto the deck of USNS Roy M. Wheat
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Helicopters
AS565 Panther France utility / SAR 3[5]

Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie[edit]

Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Helicopters
SA 315B Lama France liaison 7[6]
SA342 Gazelle France observation 5[6]
Eurocopter AS355 France utility / observation 3[6]
Eurocopter EC135 France utility / MEDIVAC 3[8]
Eurocopter EC145 France utility / MEDIVAC 2[8]
SA 330 Puma France utility / aerial firefighting C/F/H 7[6]
Sikorsky S-70 United States utility / transport S-70A-26 2[8]
Eurocopter AS332 France VIP AS332/EC225 2[9] one of which is a EC225 Super Puma

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "World Air Forces 2018". Flightglobal Insight. 2018. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Royal Moroccan Air Force - RMAF". www.f-16.net. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Attrition Report". Air Forces Monthly. Key Publishing: 95. June 2015.
  4. ^ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/moroccan-f-16-jet-shot-down-during-yemen-raid-houthi-rebels-say-10242632.html
  5. ^ a b "World Air Forces 2017". Flightglobal Insight. 2017. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "World Air Forces 2004 pg. 75". Flightglobal Insight. 2004. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Morocco receives CH-47D". AirForces Monthly. Key Publishing. October 2015. p. 22.
  8. ^ a b c "Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie". helis.com. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  9. ^ "MOROCCAN ROYAL GENDARMERIE: THE MULTI-MISSION SPECIALIST". airbushelicopters.com. Retrieved 28 September 2015.