RMAF in process of procuring fighter jets from Kuwait

A file picture of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet jet.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is currently in the process of procuring a number of F/A-18D (Hornet) fighter jets from Kuwait, the Dewan Negara was told on Wednesday (Dec 22).

Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz said it would be a “lock, stock and barrel” procurement of 33 Kuwaiti Air Force F/A-18C/D aircraft which were still in good condition and with low operating hours.

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