Kuwait announced that on 14 December it tookdelivery of the first two of a total of 28 Eurofighterfighters. Onthe flight to the Arab country the aircraftwere refuelled in the air by Italian KC-767s.
In addition to the 28 Eurofighter aircraft, Kuwait hasalso taken delivery of 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. Inparticular, in June 2015 Kuwait announced itsintention to acquire 28 F/A-18E/F and 28EuroFighters. Thecontract for the European fighterswas signed in April 2016. The cost of the 28Eurofighter is €7. 957 billionincluding weapons, support, training and infrastructure.