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Kuwait receives third batch of Eurofighter Typhoon jets

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s military said on Wednesday that it has received two more Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 jets, as part of the third batch of jets received from an order list made for 28 jets – meant to enhance the combat readiness of Kuwait Air Force.

KUWAIT: Military officials at the ceremony to mark the arrival of the Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 jets.

The jet, which is characterized by electronic warfare mechanisms and high-speed response capabilities, is one of the latest multi-role fighters, according to a statement released by the Kuwait Armed Forces. The jets have, so far, achieved 100 flying hours.

A ceremony was held to mark the aircraft’s landing at the Ali Al-Salem Al-Sabah Air Base, in the presence of the base commander, Air Commodore Dhafer Al-Ajmi, Italy’s Ambassador to Kuwait, Carlo Balducci, Italy’s military attache, Colonel Salvatore Ferrara and a number of Kuwait Air Force officers. – KUNA

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