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German-Saudi tank deal twice as big as planned: report

German-Saudi tank deal twice as big as planned: report

Saudi Arabia wants to buy 600-800 Leopard battle tanks from Germany, more than twice as many as originally envisaged, the Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported, quoting government sources. Thus far, reports had said the Saudis wanted to purchase around […]


Saudi Arabia signs $3 bn deal with Britain to buy trainer jets

Saudi Arabia signs $3 bn deal with Britain to buy trainer jets

Saudi’s defence ministry has signed a $3 billion deal with Britain to buy trainer jets for the kingdom’s air force, SPA state news agency reported on Wednesday. The deal also includes simulators, ground and training equipment and spare parts, SPA […]


Iran says Saudi-Bahrain union plan deepens crisis

Iran says Saudi-Bahrain union plan deepens crisis

Iran warned on Tuesday that Riyadh’s plans to form a union with Manama would deepen the crisis in Bahrain, a day after Saudi Arabia told Tehran to keep out of its relations with the tiny Gulf kingdom. “Any kind of […]


Dozens killed in Syria, Saudi doubts Annan peace plan

Dozens killed in Syria, Saudi doubts Annan peace plan

Syrian troops on Monday pushed an assault on a central rebel bastion, with dozens reportedly killed across the country, as Saudi Arabia warned that Kofi Annan’s peace efforts appeared to be failing. The EU, meanwhile, slapped fresh sanctions on Damascus, […]


The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

Decades of shifts in conflict paradigms and the need for adaptability have given the armoured vehicles upgrade & retrofit market more importance than ever before. The advent of budget cuts and austerity measures have also forced governments around the world […]


The Military Video Surveillance Systems Market 2012-2022: Full Motion Video for ISR

The Military Video Surveillance Systems Market 2012-2022: Full Motion Video for ISR

Full-motion video (FMV) has come to play an indispensable role in the all-source intelligence blend available to military decision-makers. The rapid expansion in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions has been a […]


Anniston Army Depot Partners to Rebuild Saudi Tanks

Anniston Army Depot Partners to Rebuild Saudi Tanks

Anniston Army Depot recently contracted to overhaul 143 M1 Abrams tanks for Saudi Arabia’s Royal Saudi Land Forces through a partnership with General Dynamics Land Systems, at Lima Army Tank Plant in Ohio. An additional 129 tanks are awaiting funding. […]


BAE Systems Board Visits King Fahd Air Base In Taif

BAE Systems Board Visits King Fahd Air Base In Taif

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of BAE Systems, Dick Olver, visited King Fahd Air Base in Taif on the 27 March. He was accompanied by a number of Company leaders and Members of the Board of Directors. The […]


Swedish Defence Minister Tolgfors Resigns

Swedish Defence Minister Tolgfors Resigns

Sweden’s minister of defence, Sten Tolgfors, announced on Thursday he was resigning his post, citing the ongoing revelations about Sweden’s secret deal to build a weapons plant in Saudia Arabia as “the final straw”. “I have today, upon request from […]


 
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