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Saudi Arabia
 
Latest update: July 2018
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.

 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-15 230       182 48 3 2   25     202
EF-2000 72   48   72 0 1           71
Tornado 120       120 0 15 24         81
A330MRTT 6       6 0             6
B-737 3       3 0   1         2
C-130 61   23   61 0 7 3 6       45
C-135 7       7 0             7
CN235 4       4 0   4         0
C-295 4       4 0             4
PC-21 55       33 22             33
E-3 5       5 0             5
Hawk 94       68 26 5           63
PC-9 49       49 0 2 1         46
AS332 18       18 0 1           17
AS532 13       13 0 1           12
H225 1       1 0             1
Bell 412 16       16 0             16
AH-6 36         36             0
CH-47 8         8             0
H-60 87       51 36             51
AH-64 24         24 2     12     10
Total 913   71   713 200 37 35 6 37     672
 
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2018:

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co., awareded a contract for 17 UH-60M on January 11, 2018. Eight for the Saudi Arabian National Guard and nine Royal Saudi Land Forces Airborne Special Security Forces. All to be delivered by December 21, 2022.

2017:

On February 9th three F-15SAs (new build) arrived at RAF Lakenheath on their delivery flight. One aircraft remained behind in the USA.

2016:

Aircraft deliveries to the Royal Saudi Arabian Air Force are reported as:

14 Hawk T.165 ; 7 Typhoon ; 4 PC-21 ; 4 F-15SA (two retrofitted F-15S, two new build) and 2 KC-130J.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft Aircraft type Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-15 F-15B           0   1   1     0
  F-15C 54       54 0       20     74
  F-15D 20       20 0       4     24
  F-15S 69       69 0 3 1         65
  F-15SA 87       39 48             39
EF-2000 Typhoon F2 54   48   54 0 1           53
  Typhoon T3 18       18 0             18
Tornado Tornado ADV 18       18 0 2 16         0
  Tornado ADV(T) 6       6 0   6         0
  Tornado IDS 66       66 0 6 2         58
  Tornado IDS(R) 6       6 0 1           5
  Tornado IDS(T) 24       24 0 6           18
A330MRTT A330MRTT 6       6 0             6
B-737 B-737-7DP 1       1 0             1
  B-737-7P3 1       1 0   1         0
  B-737-8DP 1       1 0             1
C-130 C-130E 11       11 0 2 3 6       0
  C-130H 32       32 0 4           28
  C-130H.30 3       3 0             3
  C-130J.30     20     0             0
  KC-130H 8       8 0 1           7
  KC-130J 2   3   2 0             2
  VC-130H 2       2 0             2
  VC-130HtoC 3       3 0             3
C-135 KE-3A 7       7 0             7
CN235 CN235M-10 4       4 0   4         0
C-295 C-295M 2       2 0             2
  C-295W 2       2 0             2
PC-21 PC-21 55       33 22             33
E-3 E-3A 5       5 0             5
Hawk Hawk 165 44       18 26             18
  Hawk 65 30       30 0 1           29
  Hawk 65A 20       20 0 4           16
PC-9 PC-9 49       49 0 2 1         46
AS332 AS332B-1 2       2 0             2
  AS332F-1 14       14 0             14
  AS332M-1 2       2 0 1           1
AS532 AS532M 12       12 0 1           11
  AS532U2 1       1 0             1
H225 H225 1       1 0             1
Bell 412 AB412EP 8       8 0             8
  Bell 412EP 8       8 0             8
AH-6 AH-6i 36         36             0
CH-47 CH-47F 8         8             0
H-60 MH-60R 10         10             0
  S-70A-1 13       13 0             13
  S-70A-1L 12       12 0             12
  S-70M 5       5 0             5
  UH-60L 24       15 9             15
  UH-60M 23       6 17             6
AH-64 AH-64A           0 2     12     10
  AH-64E 24         24             0
Total   913   71   713 200 37 35 6 37     672
 
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