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Latest update: January 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 WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.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 totals Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
A330MRTT 6       6 0             6
AH-64 24         24       12     12
AS532 13       13 0 1           12
B-737 3       3 0   1         2
C-130 61   23   61 0 7 3 6       45
CH-47 8         8             0
CN235 4       4 0   4         0
C-295 4       1 3             1
E-3 5       5 0             5
F-15 230       172 58 3 2   25     192
EF-2000 72       72 0 1           71
H225 1       1 0             1
H-60 81       45 36             45
Hawk 94       68 26 5           63
PC-9 49       49 0 2 1         46
PC-21 55       33 22             33
Tornado 120       120 0 15 24         81
Total 830   23   653 177 34 35 6 37     615
 
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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 detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
A330MRTT 6       6 0             6
AH-64A           0       12     12
AH-64E 24         24             0
AS532M 12       12 0 1           11
AS532U2 1       1 0             1
B-737-7P3 1       1 0   1         0
B-737-8DP 1       1 0             1
B-737-7DP 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 2         2             0
C-295W 2       1 1             1
CH-47F 8         8             0
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       29 58             29
Typhoon F2 54       54 0 1           53
Typhoon T3 18       18 0             18
H225 1       1 0             1
MH-60R 10         10             0
UH-60M 17         17             0
UH-60L 24       15 9             15
S-70A-1 13       13 0             13
S-70A-1L 12       12 0             12
S-70M 5       5 0             5
Hawk 65 30       30 0 1           29
Hawk 65A 20       20 0 4           16
Hawk 165 44       18 26             18
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 6 2         58
Tornado IDS(R) 6       6 0 1           5
Tornado IDS(T) 24       24 0 6           18
Total 830   23   653 177 34 35 6 37     615
 
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