European Fighter Aircraft: Saudi Arabia:Written question - 107302

Asked by Leo Docherty
Asked on: 11 October 2017
Ministry of Defence
European Fighter Aircraft: Saudi Arabia
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to support the sale of a second tranche of Typhoon aircraft to Saudi Arabia.
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 20 October 2017

This Government recognises fully the potential benefits of securing future export orders for Typhoon aircraft. In respect of Saudi Arabia, Ministers and officials are in regular contact with their counterparts to discuss how the UK might help meet that nation's legitimate defence and security requirements. These discussions have included a potential second batch order for Typhoon aircraft.

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