Monday, August 11, 2008
Saudi Arabia Eyes More BAE Eurofighter Jets
Saudi Arabia Eyes More BAE Eurofighter Jets (NSI News Source Info) 11 Aug, 2008: LONDON - Saudi Arabia has begun discussions to buy a second batch of Eurofighter Typhoon jets from BAE Systems and could double its fleet to 144, the Financial Times said Aug. 11. "The Gulf kingdom could buy up to 72 more of the multirole aircraft, an adviser to the Saudi government confirmed [Sunday] night," the FT added. BAE and Saudi Arabia last year signed a 4.43 billion-pound deal to supply 72 Eurofighter Typhoon planes to Riyadh.