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Pakistan denies plans to arm Syrian rebels

Pakistan denies plans to arm Syrian rebels

Pakistan on Thursday strongly denied it had any plans to send weapons to Syrian rebels, following reports that Saudi Arabia was holding talks with it about arming the opposition. Pakistani foreign ministry spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam said at a regular briefing […]


General Dynamics gets $10 billion Saudi arms order

General Dynamics gets $10 billion Saudi arms order

The Canadian subsidiary of US arms maker General Dynamics has won a $10 billion order for armored vehicles for Saudi Arabia, Canada’s Trade Minister Ed Fast announced Friday. The deal comes as Saudi Arabia is accumulating weapons at a rapid […]


Lebanon in $3 billion Saudi military aid pledge

Lebanon in $3 billion Saudi military aid pledge

Lebanon announced a Saudi pledge of $3 billion on Sunday to buy military equipment from France, as it buried leading Sunni politician Mohammad Chatah, killed in a Beirut car bombing. Friday’s killing of Chatah, a prominent critic of the Syrian […]


Saudi Arabia to Buy TOW Missiles for $170M

Saudi Arabia to Buy TOW Missiles for $170M

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for tube-launched, optically-tracked wire-guided missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $170 million. […]


Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia wants to buy five German submarines for around 2.5 billion euros ($3.4 billion) and more than two dozen more in the future, a newspaper reported Sunday. Citing unidentified government sources, Sunday’s Bild newspaper said Riyadh had its eye […]


Saudi Arabia Orders 2 KC-130J Refueling Tankers

Saudi Arabia Orders 2 KC-130J Refueling Tankers

Lockheed Martin has entered into an agreement — known as an Undefinitized Contract Action — with the U.S. Government for the Foreign Military Sale of the first two of 25 potential C-130J Super Hercules airlifters for the Kingdom of Saudi […]


US to sell $10.8 bln in missiles, bombs to Saudis, UAE

US to sell $10.8 bln in missiles, bombs to Saudis, UAE

The Pentagon said Thursday it plans to sell Washington’s Gulf allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates $10.8 billion worth of missiles and munitions, including “bunker-buster” bombs. The move follows a series of US weapons deals in recent years […]


Saudi-British Green Flag Exercise

Saudi-British Green Flag Exercise

Aircraft, crews and supporting personnel from the Royal Saudi Air Force, (RSAF) have been operating alongside their allies from the Royal Air Force as Exercise Saudi-British Green Flag took place at RAF Coningsby. RSAF Typhoons from the 10th Sqn, based […]


IHS Reveals Saudi Arabia’s Undisclosed Missile Site

IHS Reveals Saudi Arabia’s Undisclosed Missile Site

Analysis reveals a newly identified surface-to-surface missile base deep in the Saudi desert, capable of targeting Israel and Iran, according to IHS Inc. (IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics. As fears of a nuclear-armed Iran continue to […]


 
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