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US approves possible Javelin missile sale to Morocco, Pentagon says

FILE PHOTO: Pentagon building in Arlington

(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of Javelin missiles and related equipment to Morocco for an estimated cost of $260 million, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

The prime contractors of the anti-tank missiles are Lockheed Martin and RTX Corp, the Pentagon said in a statement.

(Reporting by Rami Ayyub; Editing by Eric Beech)