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Berlin Keeps Lips Sealed Over Disputed Saudi Tank Deal

Berlin Keeps Lips Sealed Over Disputed Saudi Tank Deal

At an emergency debate in the Bundestag, the German government has refused to explain allegations that it approved a tank deal with Saudi Arabia. The opposition accused Berlin of supporting repression in the Middle East. Facing the German parliament on […]


Storm Over German Sale of 200 Battle Tanks to Saudi Arabia

Storm Over German Sale of 200 Battle Tanks to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is buying hundreds of tanks from Germany, a Saudi security source has said, in a multi-billion-euro deal that German opposition lawmakers have criticized as going against export guidelines. A security source in Saudi Arabia said Monday that the […]


Raytheon to Upgrade Saudi Patriot Air Defense System

Raytheon to Upgrade Saudi Patriot Air Defense System

Raytheon Company has received a $1.7 billion Direct Commercial Sales contract to upgrade Saudi Arabia’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the latest Configuration-3. The award includes ground-system hardware, a full training package and support equipment upgrades. “Raytheon is […]


US Arms Makers Look Overseas As Domestic Demand Shrinks

US Arms Makers Look Overseas As Domestic Demand Shrinks

With the Pentagon’s appetite for new weapons shrinking, U.S. arms makers are finding lucrative markets overseas as demand for American-made weaponry hits an all-time high. Despite intense international competition, U.S. arms manufacturers are expected to sell a record $46.1 billion […]


CBU-105 Sensor Fuzed Weapons for Saudi Arabia

CBU-105 Sensor Fuzed Weapons for Saudi Arabia

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of 404 CBU-105D/B Sensor Fuzed Weapons and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $355 […]


Saudi Arabia Requests Light Armored Vehicles and Support

Saudi Arabia Requests Light Armored Vehicles and Support

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of a variety of light armored vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of […]


Night Vision Equipment for Saudi Armed Forces

Night Vision Equipment for Saudi Armed Forces

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale Order to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for various night and thermal vision equipment, including parts and logistical support with an estimated cost of $330 million. […]


Gates, Saudi King Discuss Defense Relationship

Gates, Saudi King Discuss Defense Relationship

The bilateral military relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia, progress in a major arms sale and concerns about Iran are among the topics Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Saudi King Abdullah are discussing in a meeting here […]


US warns Gulf states on Bahrain

US warns Gulf states on Bahrain

The United States warned Gulf states on Monday to respect the rights of the people of Bahrain, after troops from nations including Saudi Arabia crossed into the violence-wracked kingdom. But Washington said the entry of foreign troops was “not an […]


 
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