Oman To Buy Typhoon and AJT Aircraft worth $2.2 Billion

  • 12:00 AM, December 22, 2012
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Oman has announced its decision to buy 12 Typhoon and eight Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) aircraft in a contract reported to be worth $2.2 billion. Guy Griffiths, Group Managing Director for BAE Systems' International business, said, “Receiving this contract is an honour and is excellent news for both BAE Systems and the Eurofighter Typhoon consortium. BAE Systems has a long history of working in Oman and we are delighted this contract will enable us to continue to work together". Oman will be taking deliveries in 2017 and becomes the seventh country in the world, and the second in the Middle East, to operate the Typhoon, joining the air forces of the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Saudi Arabia.
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