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F-15 Sale to Saudi Arabia Part of Broader Effort

F-15 Sale to Saudi Arabia Part of Broader Effort

The recently announced $29.4 billion sale of F-15SA fighter aircraft to Saudi Arabia is just one part of a broader U.S.-Saudi military sales and defense cooperation effort that’s central to regional security, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. U.S. officials […]


Saudi Arabia to purchase 84 F-15SA, upgrade current F-15 fleet

Saudi Arabia to purchase 84 F-15SA, upgrade current F-15 fleet

Air Force officials announced the next chapter in a partnership with the Royal Saudi Air Force as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently signed a $29.4 billion Foreign Military Sales Letter of Offer and Acceptance solidifying their plans to purchase […]


U.S. to Sell F-15 Fighters to Saudi Arabia

U.S. to Sell F-15 Fighters to Saudi Arabia

The United States will sell 84 new F-15 fighter jets and upgrades for 70 existing aircraft to Saudi Arabia under a nearly $29.4 billion agreement, U.S. officials announced today. During a joint State Department and Defense Department briefing today, James […]


Saudi Arabia to Extend Patriot Support for $120M

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 22 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of the continuation of services for the PATRIOT Systems Engineering Services Program (ESP) and associated equipment, parts, training and […]


Tensions in Finland Over Saudi Arms Deal

Tensions in Finland Over Saudi Arms Deal

Minister of Development Heidi Hautala of the Green League says she does not approve of an arms deal reached between Finland and Saudi Arabia last week. Hautala, who is in charge of ownership steering issues in state-owned firms, told YLE […]


Finland Approves EUR 100 Mln Arms Shipment to Saudi Arabia

Finland Approves EUR 100 Mln Arms Shipment to Saudi Arabia

The Finnish government has granted an export license for 36 Patria mortar systems to be shipped to Saudi Arabia, the government-controlled arms maker said in a statement Thursday. Patria added that, together with 1,440 ammunition storage tubes and spare parts, […]


Saudi may join nuclear arms race: ex-spy chief

Saudi may join nuclear arms race: ex-spy chief

Saudi Arabia may consider acquiring nuclear weapons to match regional rivals Israel and Iran, its former intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal said on Monday. “Our efforts and those of the world have failed to convince Israel to abandon its weapons […]


Sikorsky to Upgrade Saudi Black Hawks

Sikorsky to Upgrade Saudi Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today the signing of a follow-on contract with the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command (RSLFAC) to upgrade its fleet of Black Hawk UH-60A helicopters to the more modern UH-60L aircraft configuration. SAS is the […]


Russia may sell air defense systems, helicopters to Saudi Arabia

Russia may sell air defense systems, helicopters to Saudi Arabia

Russia is close to signing new contracts with Saudi Arabia on the export of helicopters and air defense missiles systems in addition to recent arms deals with Riyadh, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Monday. “Rosoboronexport has already signed a […]


Saudi Arabia to Buy Up-armored Humvees

Saudi Arabia to Buy Up-armored Humvees

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Oct. 26 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 124 M1151A1-B1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs), 99 M1152A1-B2 Up-Armored HMMWVs and associated equipment, parts, training […]


 
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