All Royal Saudi Air Force articles

  • F-15S - US Air Force
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    Alsalam to modify Saudi F-15s to enhanced standard

    2018-07-31T12:57:03Z

    Alsalam Aerospace Industries has been awarded an almost $59.7 million, fixed-price contract to convert six Boeing F-15S fighters to the enhanced SA-model configuration for the Royal Saudi Air Force.

  • Saudi Typhoons - BAE Systems
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    Riyadh advances on repeat Typhoon order

    2018-03-09T17:08:16Z

    Saudi Arabia could be set to acquire a follow-on batch of 48 Eurofighter Typhoons, pending the conclusion of government-to-government discussions with the UK disclosed on 9 March.

  • Scorpion - Iain Mackenzie
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    Saudi testing precedes Scorpion's Dubai debut

    2017-11-02T14:28:08Z

    Textron AirLand's production-standard Scorpion light-attack aircraft appears set to make a debut appearance at the Dubai air show from 12-16 November, with the aircraft currently being flown in neighbouring Saudi Arabia.

  • Hawk 165s Saudi - Peter Foster
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    BAE enhances Hawk trainer offering

    2016-06-14T11:46:08Z

    ​BAE Systems has delivered its latest pair of Hawk advanced jet trainers to Saudi Arabia, as the company looks to attract further buyers and extend production beyond 2018.

  • Saudi-liveried Hawk - Neville Beckett
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    PICTURE: New-generation Hawk gets Saudi markings

    2016-03-24T11:21:49Z

    ​BAE Systems appears set to deliver its first pair of Hawk 165 trainers to the Royal Saudi Air Force, with the aircraft now having received service markings.

  • Saudi Hawks - Bahrain International Air Show
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    Follow-on purchase to boost Saudi Hawk renewal

    2016-02-19T15:54:55Z

    BAE Systems has signed a contract to supply the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) with a second batch of Hawk 165s in a commitment pushing lifetime orders for the jet trainer through the 1,000-unit barrier.

  • Saudi Typhoon - Zhukovsky AirSpace
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    Saudi engineers to train on Typhoon self-protection maintenance

    2016-01-25T13:37:48Z

    Engineers from Saudi Arabia will become the first to train at a new electronic warfare maintenance centre established in the UK to enable the transfer of skills required to support the self-protection systems installed on the Eurofighter Typhoon.

  • News

    DUBAI: New support deals will keep Saudi F-15s on target

    2015-11-09T05:03:07Z

    ​Lockheed Martin will be keeping Saudi Arabia’s fleet of Boeing F-15 strike aircraft on target for years to come, thanks to a new support contract announced during the Dubai air show.

  • Saudi Hawk - Neville Beckett
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    New-generation Hawk makes Saudi Arabia-focused flight debut

    2015-09-22T17:28:48Z

    BAE Systems has conducted the first flight of a new-generation Hawk advanced jet trainer for Saudi Arabia.

  • Saudi AWACS FS - Boeing
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    Saudi air defence to incorporate AWACS feed

    2015-04-20T12:57:50Z

    ​The Royal Saudi Air Defense Force (RSADF) is updating its air defence system, which will enable forces to receive information from the Royal Saudi Air Force’s five-strong Boeing 707-derived E-3A Sentry fleet.

  • Saudi Typhoons - BAE Systems
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    Saudi begins air strike campaign in Yemen

    2015-03-26T12:10:24Z

    A Saudi-led coalition has begun a campaign of air strikes against the Houthi militant group that is maintaining a stronghold within Yemen and is trying to overpower the Yemeni government after forcing president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi into exile.

  • PC-21 100 - Pilatus
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    Pilatus marks PC-21 production milestone

    2015-02-20T17:31:05Z

    ​Pilatus has rolled out its 100th PC-21 turboprop trainer, with the Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft sporting special markings.

  • Tornado trio - Craig Hoyle
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    Tornado could fly on into 2030s, partners say

    2014-09-24T17:48:09Z

    Europe’s Panavia Tornado will remain in use as a relevant frontline asset for more than another 10 years, according to its programme partners, even though one of its main operators does not plan to retain the type beyond the end of this decade.

  • Saudi AWACS FS - Boeing
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    Saudi Arabia requests AWACS mission system upgrade

    2014-08-15T13:31:18Z

    ​The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of its approval of a potential $2 billion mission system upgrade sale for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleet.

  • Saudi PC-21 - Stephan Widmer
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    Saudi Arabia gets first six PC-21 trainers

    2014-06-11T14:27:00Z

    ​Pilatus has commenced deliveries of its PC-21 trainer to Saudi Arabia, with two batches having left the airframer’s Stans site in Switzerland so far this month.

  • Saudi Typhoon - Zhukovsky AirSpace
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    PICTURE: Saudi Arabia receives more Typhoons

    2013-10-25T11:47:53Z

    BAE Systems has delivered its latest pair of Eurofighter Typhoons to export customer Saudi Arabia, boosting the nation’s fleet of the type to 32 aircraft.

  • KC-130J - US Marine Corps
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    Lockheed gets funds for Saudi KC-130J tankers

    2013-10-21T16:05:32Z

    Lockheed Martin has been awarded $180 million to produce an initial two KC-130J tankers for ​Saudi Arabia.

  • F-15SA - US Air Force
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    Gulf states request air-launched weapons worth $10.8 billion

    2013-10-18T13:28:23Z

    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are seeking to acquire advanced air-launched weapons worth a combined $10.8 billion to equip their respective fleets of Boeing F-15 and Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters.