30 Nov '16, 6am

Kuwait plans to buy 28 US F-18 fighter jets

Kuwait plans to buy 28 US F-18 fighter jets KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28, (KUNA): Kuwait has requested to purchase 28 US F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft, a military official said on Monday. In a statement to the press on the sidelines of the Third Conference for Military Logistics and Procurement, entitled, “Streamlining Logistics and Procurement in the Age of Joint Operations,” Chief of the Kuwaiti Army’s Armament and Procurement Authority Major General Lafi Al-Azmi said according to a proviso, outdated F18 warplanes will be returned as part of the purchase agreement. Moreover, he noted that Kuwait is in need of such military equipment, adding that the details of the purchase will be referred to inspection authorities pending their approval. “All of the intricacies of this purchase will be promulgated only after it is officially signed,” Al-Azmi said. On similar military purc...

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