The UAE has quit talks to buy Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft in a deal worth $9.8 billion, said BAE Systems, a UK-based a defence and aerospace company, adding that it has not yet reached a final agreement with Saudi Arabia over a jet deal.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will urge Gulf countries to buy the Eurofighter jet system when he visits this week, sources said, as BAE Systems hopes to clinch a $9 billion deal with the UAE.
The UAE, which is preparing to
British defence firm BAE Systems said Bahrain was in talks about the possibility of buying an unspecified number of Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets.
The Eurofighter combat jet is made by BAE Systems and Italia
The European arms consortium Eurofighter has been invited to brief officials from the UAE on the Typhoon combat jet, manufacturers said, in a surprise overture likely to disappoint France as it tries to finalise a sale of the Rafale.
BAE Systems, a global defence, security and aerospace company, gave a presentation on the future capability requirements for a fighter aircraft at the 'Air Power Middle East conference' held in Doha recently.
Craig Penrice, Typhoon Test Pi
Oman has indicated that it intends to buy an unspecified number of Eurofighter warplanes, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's spokesman said on Friday.
The possible deal followed three years of talks between Brown and the leaders of
Eurofighter Typhoon, the world’s most advanced multi-role combat aircraft, will be performing at the Dubai Air Show 2009 for the first time.
The RAF aircraft, piloted by Squadron Leader Scott Loughran, will take to the sky daily to t
The nations behind the Eurofighter Typhoon will sign a contract confirming the next wave of combat jet production in Munich on Friday, the consortium building it said.
The signing of "tranche 3A" is seen as a key milestone to keep producti
Saudi Arabia is stepping up efforts to acquire advanced fighter jets to renew its combat fleet, sources following the matter said on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia is in talks with Britain over possibly doubling a recent purchase of 72 Eurofighter
BAE Systems is in talks with Oman over a 1.4 billion pound ($2.17 billion) deal to sell the sultanate up to 24 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets, a report said.
Oman wants to replace 24 aging Jaguar planes with the more advanced Typhoons wi