UAE: Sheikh Mohammad, Trump and F-35 deal

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is said to be looking for updates from the US Trump administration about his plans to acquire the F-35 fighter jet in favor of the UAE Air Force (UAEAF).

Why has the F-35 deal been delayed?

When is it expected to be concluded?

What is Sheikh Mohammad’s position?

These key questions and more will be answered in the following 381-word report.

[Partly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/47 – November 22, 2019]

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