2006 News Story
 

08/18/2006
Kingdom signs agreement with Britain to purchase 72 Eurofighters

The Ministry of Defense and Aviation issued a statement yesterday announcing that Saudi Arabia has signed an Understanding Document with Britain to purchase 72 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The agreement is intended to establish a closer partnership in modernizing the Saudi armed forces.

Part of the agreement includes the transfer of technology and the establishment of training centers for Saudis in the Kingdom.


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