Bahrain: King Hamad, F-16 and Eurofighter

Bahraini King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa is said to have not yet taken any definitive decision concerning the purchase of new fighter jets in favor of the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF), although there was talk about the Bahraini decision-makers tending to buy the F-16 aircraft rather than the Eurofighter Typhoon. The following 378-word report sheds more light on the subject and tells what King Hamad's reluctance. [Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly Issue No 23/36 – Sept. 2, 2016]

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