Ouko raises red flag on defective military aircraft

One of the fighter jets bought from Jordan. The jets were defective. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • The jets were bought from the Royal Jordanian Air Force through government-to-government negotiations on April 2007.
  • Ouko also expressed concern about the direct procurement of supplementary services for the fleet of jets in 2009 for $2.9 million.

Kenya’s military bought seven fighter jets from Jordan that were later found to be defective, and they are now being used as sources of spare parts, the Auditor-General has reported.

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