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PARIS, (Reuters) – The Saudi Ministry of Defense and Aviation (MODA) has ordered three additional A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft, European aerospace company EADS said on Monday.

This brings to six the total order of the aircraft which are destined to the Saudi Air Force, the statement said.

Delivery of the first plane is due in 2011.

Financial terms of the contract, which also includes an in-service support package, were not disclosed.

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