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Jordan has received Hawk Mk63 Advanced Jet Trainer from United Arab Emirates

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The Royal Jordanian Air Force has received Hawk Mk63 Advanced Jet Trainer from United Arab Emirates.

Thirteen Hawk Mk63 Advanced trainer aircraft entered service in 2015, and six more are expected at 17 Squadron of Royal Jordanian Air Force.

The Hawk family of aircraft, manufactured by BAE Systems, has been made famous by the Red Arrows Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team. Since entering service with the Royal Air Force in 1976, over 800 Hawk aircraft have been delivered and it has been exported to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Finland, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Switzerland, USA and Zimbabwe.

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The Hawk has been developed in four configurations: the Hawk 50 series including the Goshawk T-45 for the US Navy; Hawk 60 series current production trainer aircraft; Hawk 100 advanced two-seat weapon systems trainer with ground attack capability; and Hawk 200 single-seat, multi-role combat aircraft

Hawk Mk63 – Export version for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Air Force. 16 purchased on 2 January 1983 for $180 million including spares and maintenance support. Delivery between October 1984 and May 1985.

Royal Jordan Air Force BAe Hawk deliveries confirmed - reportedly donated by UAE 2 Royal Jordan Air Force BAe Hawk deliveries confirmed - reportedly donated by UAE 1

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