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Onsite orders top $10 billion at Dubai Airshow

Onsite orders worth $10.5 billion have been…

November 18, 2009 4:15 by

Onsite orders worth $10.5 billion have been signed at the Dubai Airshow so far, with the UAE signing aircraft orders worth $34 million. The first UAE deal is with Sweden’s Saab for two SAAB340 early warning aircraft worth $223 million, and the second deal, signed with Switzerland’s Pilatus, is for 25 basic training PC-21 aircraft, worth $511 million.

“The UAE Air Force & Air Defence is currently evaluating several options to purchase permanent solution Command and Early Warning aircraft to meet the UAE Armed Forces operational requirements,” an official statement said.

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