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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 […]


Mark V Patrol Boats for Saudi Arabia

Mark V Patrol Boats for Saudi Arabia

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress July 9 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of 30 Mark V patrol boats and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.2 billion. The […]


Hagel: Defense Partnership Anchors US-Saudi Relationship

Hagel: Defense Partnership Anchors US-Saudi Relationship

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: On his inaugural trip to the Middle East since taking office, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met here today with Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said in […]


Hagel in Riyadh as Saudi, US plan arms deal

Hagel in Riyadh as Saudi, US plan arms deal

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Riyadh Tuesday to seal a major arms deal that will provide the Saudi kingdom with sophisticated missiles for its American-made fighter jets. Hagel flew in from Jordan after a three-day visit to Israel […]


Fly-By-Wire F-15SA makes first flight

Fly-By-Wire F-15SA makes first flight

The U.S. Air Force and its prime contractor Boeing have completed a successful first flight of the new F-15SA advanced fighter aircraft for the Royal Saudi Air Force. The F-15SA’s maiden voyage took place Feb. 20 at the Boeing facilities […]


Saudi Medevac to Be Equipped with AW139 Helicopters

Saudi Medevac to Be Equipped with AW139 Helicopters

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract for a fleet of AW139 twin engine helicopters to equip the Saudi Aeromedical Evacuation Department of the Ministry of Defence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The helicopters will […]


Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Sweden exported 30 percent less weapons in 2012 compared with the record high amount of 2011, show new figures from the National Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls. The countries that buy the most Swedish weapons are India, Saudi Arabia, […]


 
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