UAE submits request to buy three Boeing tanker aircraft

      Published on Monday, 3 June , 2019      178 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.

Keywords:
Category Dubai, Gulf News | 2019/06/03 latest update at 9:00 PM
Source : Arabian Business | Photocredit : Google
179 Views
Comments Add comment



Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Saudi Arabia Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Saudi Arabia and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Saudi Arabia Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and the world.


Sponsored Publications



Saudi Arabia: King Salman’s elder brother Prince Bandar dies at 96 King

Saudi Arabia: King Salman’s elder brother Prince Bandar dies at 96

In Saudi Arabia, King Salman’s elder half-brother, who was the tenth son of the country’s founding monarch, has…

Saudi Arabia urges action to deter maritime disruptions King

Saudi Arabia urges action to deter maritime disruptions

The Council of Ministers, presided over by Custodian of the Holy Mosques King Salman, here in the Tabuk…

Saudi Cabinet decides to allow pilgrims free movement King

Saudi Cabinet decides to allow pilgrims free movement

The Council of Ministers, presided over by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman at Al-Salam…

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet’s Session King

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet’s Session

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet’s session at…

GULF TV

Popular in GULF TV

PIRELLI “DREAMING” – THE CAL 2019 making of Full Version | Fashion Channel

2300 Views

A photographic tale of the aspirations of four women and their determination to achieve their goals, each one…

Latest videos in GULF TV

Events

Lifestyle

Culture

Sport

Science & Technology

Government