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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 […]


JAVELIN Anti-Tank Missiles for Saudi Arabia

JAVELIN Anti-Tank Missiles for Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of 150 JAVELIN Guided Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for a complete package worth $71 million. […]


Saudis looking at Spanish tanks

Saudis looking at Spanish tanks

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: On the face of it, Saudi Arabia’s reported plan to buy up to 270 Leopard 2E main battle tanks from Spain for $4.17 billion seems odd since Riyadh is expected to get U.S. arms worth $60 billion […]


Saudi Arabia – F-15SA Aircraft

Saudi Arabia – F-15SA Aircraft

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of: 84 F-15SA Aircraft 170 APG-63(v)3 Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar (AESA) radar sets 193 F-110-GE-129 Improved Performance Engines […]


Briefing on Pending Major Arms Sale

Briefing on Pending Major Arms Sale

Transcript of an Oct. 20 press briefing at the State Department by Andrew J. Shapiro, Assistant Secretary, Political-Military Affairs, and Alexander Vershbow, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. MR. TONER: Good afternoon. Welcome to the State Department. It’s […]


US announces massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia

US announces massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Washington: In its biggest arms deal ever, the United States announced Wednesday it will sell up to 60 billion dollars worth of warplanes, helicopters and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, partly to help it counter Iran. The plan allows for […]


Outrage Over Swedish Arms Sales to Saudis

Outrage Over Swedish Arms Sales to Saudis

Following a report at the weekend that Saab has once again signed a deal to sell equipment to Saudi Arabia, politicians on the left have called for an overhaul of Sweden’s weapons export laws. “We’re talking about one of the […]


 
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