BAe Systems Trainer Hawk 165
BAE Systems seems determined to deliver his first pair of 165 Hawk trainers to the Royal Saudi Air Force, the aircraft has now received service marks.
The second example of the nation was also transferred in Saudi Arabia marks on the same day, with the similar to that used by BAE-assembled nation Eurofighter Typhoon of the livery.
Production and final assembly work under an order of 22 initial units are in "an advanced stage" in Warton, BAE said last month. Deliveries are expected to start soon.
Hawk 165 side view
Riad late last year signed a new order to double the number of Hawk 165S in order. These will modernize the training capabilities of the air force, including the use of 45 examples in the legacy standards Mc 65 / 65A.
Saudi Arabia is the first export customer of BAE Hawk date, which is already in operational service with the Royal Air Force UK as T2. Oman has ordered eight examples, in a configuration of 166 Mc.