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Military Spending and Arms Sales in the Persian Gulf

Military Spending and Arms Sales in the Persian Gulf

There are many ways to measure the Persian Gulf military balance, but one key indicator is to look at the relative size of Persian Gulf military expenditures and the size and nature of Gulf arms imports and transfers of military […]


US Approves India Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

US Approves India Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India for Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $96 million. The Defense Security […]


Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon Company announced it has been awarded a contract worth over $2.0 billion to deliver the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract, awarded on April 2, 2015 and booked in the […]


US Troubled By Possible Russian Missile Sales to Iran

Russian s-300 air defense system

Russia’s decision to lift a self-imposed ban on supplying an advanced air defense system to Iran is reverberating in Washington, where officials worry the move could lead to a series of complications, some of which could further destabilize the Middle […]


Mexico Buys UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters

Mexico Buys UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency […]


China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study

China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study

China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world’s number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday. The volume of the multi-billion dollar world arms trade rose 16 percent during […]


Germany Floods Middle East with Weapons

Germany Floods Middle East with Weapons

German Vice Chancellor and Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel is facing an awkward trip. From Saturday, he will be on a four-day journey through Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar – all countries where Germany has significant business interests. […]


Jordan to Buy M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods

Jordan to Buy M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Jordan for M31 Unitary Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Rocket Pods and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $192 […]


Saudi Arabia becomes top arms importer

Saudi Arabia becomes top arms importer

Saudi Arabia overtook India in 2014 as the world’s biggest importer of defense equipment, fuelled by tensions in the Middle East, according to a study published on Sunday by respected analysts IHS Jane’s. Global defence trade currently stands at $64.4 […]


 
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