UAE submits request to buy three Boeing tanker aircraft

      Published on Monday, 3 June , 2019      740 Views     
UAE submits request to buy three Boeing tanker aircraft

  • Dubai

The United Arab Emirates has issued a request to the United States to buy three tanker aircraft, manufacturer Boeing has confirmed.

Jeff Shockey, Boeing’s vice president of global sales for defence, space and security, confirmed the request letter had been submitted by the UAE in comments to reporters at a media event in Singapore, according to a report by the Defence News website.

Shockey’s comments were confirmed by a Boeing spokesperson when contacted by Arabian Business.

The model, the KC-46A Pegasus, “is widebody, multirole tanker that can refuel all U.S., allied and coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refuelling procedures,” according to Boeing website.

All military order requests must be approved through the US State Department’s Foreign Military Sales programme.

Category Dubai, Gulf News | 2019/06/03 latest update at 9:00 PM
Source : Arabian Business | Photocredit : Google
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