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Hopes for more Eurofighter orders

1st August 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Munich


Airbus Defence and Space is optimistic that more orders for the Eurofighter Typhoon will be placed by Middle Eastern countries.

At a recent Airbus trade media briefing in Munich, Germany Alberto Gutierrez, head of combat aircraft and air services at the company, told journalists that Airbus was optimistic for further orders from Saudi Arabia.

‘It is not a surprise that we are interested to keep ongoing with our current customers, but we are still hoping to get additional orders from Saudi Arabia,’ Gutierrez said.

Currently, Saudi Arabia has received 61 out of 72 contracted aircraft.

The swing-role aircraft has the

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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