Spotlight | Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom
London speeds up negotiations with Riyadh on Typhoon order and sixth generation fighter programme membership

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Linconshire, on 9 December 2022, following the announcement that the UK will work on the development of next-generation fighter aircraft with Italy and Japan.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Linconshire, on 9 December 2022, following the announcement that the UK will work on the development of next-generation fighter aircraft with Italy and Japan. © Joe Giddens/Press Association Images/MaxPPP
High-level negotiations to bring Riyadh into the Global Combat Air Programe for the development of a British-Italian-Japanese next generation fighter aircraft are proceeding at a fast pace. London is keen to conclude quickly, as other suppliers, particularly the US, are hovering in the wings. [...]
Published on 22.08.2023 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 4 minutes

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