Oman has taken delivery of two Eurofighter Typhoon jets.
The two jets had been spotted several days ago taking off for the delivery flight to the Gulf country.
1st EF Typhoon batch of the #RAFO departed Warton today on delivery to #Oman — Pics: @michaelstix pic.twitter.com/nQG1VoBIad
— محمد بن خالد (@MbKS15) June 19, 2017
🌍 Royal Air Force of Oman
Typhoon T.3 200 TYPHOON1 – The First x2 Eurofighter Typhoons off the coast of Italy on delivery for Oman! 🛰 pic.twitter.com/UU7HlhZnf1
— Aircraft Spots (@aircraftspots) June 20, 2017
The aircraft then landed at Adam Air Base, a new base that will house all of the country’s Eurofighter Typhoons. Major General Matar bin Ali Al Obaidani, as well as a number of other senior Omani Air Force officials, attended the induction ceremony.
Royal Air Force of #Oman receives the first batch of Typhoon fighters at Adam Air Base pic.twitter.com/UETjQAtoMZ
— محمد بن خالد (@MbKS15) June 21, 2017
Oman currently has an order for 12 of the fighter jets.