Malaysia RMAF interest in KAF FA 18 427 OKBK 15Jan20 Raymond van Dijkhuizen 2 640Malaysia might acquire ex Kuwait Hornets

The Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM, Royal Malaysian Air Force) has confirmed its interest in acquiring an unknown number of used F/A-18C and F/A-18D Hornet fighter aircraft from Kuwait.

The Commander of the TUDM, General Tan Sri Ackbal Abdul Samad, said that his party was arranging a meeting with the Commander of the al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya (KAF, Kuwaiti Air Force) at the Dubai Air Show 2021 at Dubai World Central from 14 to 18 November 2021).

The TUDM operates eight F/A-18D Hornets with 18 Skuadron at Butterworth air base.

Photo by Raymond van Dijkhuizen (Scramble Archive)

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