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Budget for current fiscal yr includes $1.1 bln to buy Eurofighter aircrafts

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The budget for the current fiscal year includes $1.1 billion for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. Sources said KD 340 million of the budget of the Ministry of Defense is allotted for the purchase of machinery and air transport equipment. Sources disclosed …

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Panel discusses Eurofighter deal with officials from SAB, Defense

Al-Sabeeh response unsatisfactory: MP KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The parliamentary committee tasked to look into the points of interpellation motions against HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah on Tuesday discussed the Eurofighter deal with representatives of the State Audit Bureau (SAB) and Ministry of Defense, says …

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Euro fighter cost raises concerns

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has forwarded queries to Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah about the cost of the Euro fighter deal. He said that in recent months, there were a lot of news and comments published in local and regional media, social networking sites …

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Push to pass Kuwait fighter deal

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: The United States Congress will most likely reverse its decision to reject US fighter jet sales to Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain before President Barack Obama leaves office on Jan 17, 2017, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources from the White House. Sources disclosed this came after intense …

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Kuwait & Italy sign multi-role Eurofighter typhoons contract

KUWAIT CITY, April 5, (KUNA): A contract to purchase 28 4th generation multi-role Eurofighter typhoons was signed between Kuwait and Italy on Tuesday, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah witnessed signing of the deal with visiting Italian counterpart …

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‘Euro fighters’ deal near

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: The Chief Executive Officer of the Italian aerospace company Finmeccanica Mauro Moretti indicated that his company is close to completing the ‘Euro fighters’ deal with Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily. He said this during a special conference held by Finmeccanica to declare its achievements of 2015. Moretti …

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‘Eurofighter jets to boost Kuwait fighting potential’ – Makers eye quick final deal: minister

KUWAIT CITY, March 3, (KUNA): The European countries that manufacture Eurofighter jets throw their support behind Kuwait in its bid to purchase a number of these jets for the Kuwaiti armed forces, said Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah in a press statement on Thursday. The …

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PARLIAMENT ALLOWS KD 150mn DRAW ON RESERVES – MPs nod to $500m Eurofighter spend

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: Kuwait’s Parliament on Tuesday approved a bill allowing the government to spend an additional $500 million (KD 150 mln) on buying Eurofighter “Typhoon” warplanes. The new funding comes on top of $10 billion additional defence spending already approved by Parliament in January to upgrade the country’s …

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‘Kuwait to ink Eurofighter deal with Italy next week’

BRUSSELS, Feb 11, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Jarrah Al-Sabah held talks with Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti which tackled several issues including Kuwait’s purchase of Eurofighters. “Just earlier, I met my Italian colleague and she will visit Kuwait Inshallah next week to complete the signing …

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