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Latest update: September 2017
 
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 WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.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 Aircraft type Order. Opt. Opp. Del. On Ord. W/O WFU Sold Oth. Del. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
A330 A330MRTT 6     6 0             6
AH-64 AH-64E 24       24             0
AS532 AS532U2 1     1 0             1
  AS532M 12     12 0 1           11
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-295 C-295M 1       1             0
  C-295W 3     1 2             1
CN235 CN235M-10 4     4 0             4
EF-2000 Typhoon F2 54     48 6             48
  Typhoon T3 18     18 0             18
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     13 74             13
H225 H225 1     1 0             1
Hawk Hawk 65 30     30 0 1           29
  Hawk 65A 20     20 0 4           16
  Hawk 165 44     14 30             14
PC-21 PC-21 55     33 22             33
PC-9 PC-9 49     49 0 2 1         46
Tornado Tornado ADV 18     18 0 2 16         0
  Tornado ADV(T) 6     6 0   6         0
  Tornado IDS 66     66 0 5 2         59
  Tornado IDS(R) 6     6 0 1           5
  Tornado IDS(T) 24     24 0 6           18
UH-60 UH-60 8       8             0
Total   741   23 574 167 32 30 6 25     531
 
Comment(s):

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

2016: 14 Hawk T.165 ; 7 Typhoon ; 4 PC-21 ; 4 F-15SA (two retrofitted F-15S, two new build) and 2 KC-130J.

2017:

On February 9th three F-15SAs (new build) arrived at RAF Lakenheath on their delivery flight. One aircraft remained behind in the USA.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
A330MRTT 6       6 0             6
AH-64E 24         24             0
AS532M 12       12 0 1           11
AS532U2 1       1 0             1
C-130E 11       11 0 2 3 6       0
C-130H 32       32 0 4           28
C-130H.30 3       3 0             3
KC-130H 8       8 0 1           7
VC-130H 2       2 0             2
VC-130HtoC 3       3 0             3
C-130J.30     20     0             0
KC-130J 2   3   2 0             2
CN235M-10 4       4 0   4         0
C-295M 1         1             0
C-295W 3       1 2             1
E-3A 5       5 0             5
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       13 74             13
Typhoon F2 54       54 0             54
Typhoon T3 18       18 0             18
H225 1       1 0             1
UH-60 8         8             0
Hawk 65 30       30 0 1           29
Hawk 65A 20       20 0 4           16
Hawk 165 44       14 30             14
PC-9 49       49 0 2 1         46
PC-21 55       33 22             33
Tornado ADV 18       18 0 2 16         0
Tornado ADV(T) 6       6 0   6         0
Tornado IDS 66       66 0 5 2         59
Tornado IDS(R) 6       6 0 1           5
Tornado IDS(T) 24       24 0 6           18
Total 746   23   585 161 32 34 6 25     538
 
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