With the delivery of its first two Eurofighters last December, the Kuwait Air Force is finally equipping itself with the most advanced multi-role fighter to date. Riccardo Niccoli explores the deal.
Last year was a crucial one for the relationship between Italy and Kuwait. Not just because it was the 60th anniversary of official relations being established between the two countries, but because the first two Eurofighters for the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) – assembled at Leonardo’s Turin-Caselle facility – were delivered in December.
To learn more about this co-operation, which also involves the Aeronautica Militare (AM; Italian Air Force), AirForces Monthly spoke to Col Andrea Truppo, project manager of the programme within the Stato Maggiore Aeronautica (the AM’s Air Staff).