Managing director of military business at BAE Systems Chris Boardman
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BAE Oman Hawk and Typhoon contract 'great for UK'

UK aerospace company BAE Systems has won a £2.5bn aircraft contract with the Sultanate of Oman.

BAE will provide 12 Typhoon fighter jets and eight Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft.

The contract will cover the supply of the aircraft and in-service support for them and is the latest in a long line of contracts to supply Oman.

Managing director of military business at BAE Systems Chris Boardman described the deal as "great news for the UK economy".

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