CASA C-295 joins RAFO

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Muscat - The Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) on Sunday celebrated the arrival of the first CASA C-295, a tactical military transport aircraft to the sultanate. The reception ceremony for the aircraft was held at the Seeb Air Base and was sponsored by Air Vice Marshall Matar bin Ali al Obaidani, RAFO commander, in the presence of several senior officers. Under a contract for the Jibreen project, EADS of Spain will provide RAFO with tactical military support and marine surveillance aircraft. The contract comes within the development and upgrading plans of RAFO.
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