FIRST TYPHOON DELIVERY FOR OMAN

The Royal Air Force of Oman has taken delivery of its first Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets.

Eurofighter Typhoon delivery Oman
The delivery of first Eurofighter to Royal Air Force of Oman

The arrival of the first Typhoon aircraft, part of a batch of 12 of the combat jets scheduled to be delivered to the Sultanate of Oman, was marked with a ceremony, held on June 21 2017 in the presence of the Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman - Air Vice-Marshal Mattar bin Ali bin Mattar Al Obaidani, at Adam Air Base, Oman.

The aicraft was formally presented to the customer in a ceremony held at BAE Systems’ Military Air & Information business in the UK on May 16, 2017 (Read the story).

The Sultanate of Oman announced its decision to purchase twelve Eurofighter Typhoon and eight Hawk aircraft in December 2012.


The delivery follows an official roll-out event held on 15 May 2017 at BAE Systems’ site at Warton, UK, during which the first Typhoon and Hawk aircraft were formally presented to the customer in front of an invited audience including His Excellency Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidi, the Sultanate of Oman’s Minister Responsible For Defence Affairs (MRDA), and the Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman.

Source, Photo credits: BAE Systems

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