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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. ‚ÄúRosoboronexport 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 […]


Saudi Arabia plans to buy more American weaponry

Saudi Arabia plans to buy more American weaponry

Saudi Arabia is planning to reach an agreement with the United States on the purchase of artillery systems worth $186 million, Arabian website Elaf said citing a high-ranking source in the Saudi government. Last month the parties agreed on the […]


Saudi Arabia Requests Artillery, Radars, Ammunition, and Related Support

Saudi Arabia Requests Artillery, Radars, Ammunition, and Related Support

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Thursday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of Howitzers, radars, ammunition and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $886 million. The […]


Opposition Condemns Suspected Saudi Tanks Deal

Opposition Condemns Suspected Saudi Tanks Deal

A former German cabinet minister has joined the opposition Greens in criticizing Berlin for a suspected tanks deal with Saudi Arabia. The Greens have initiated legal proceedings to force Berlin to confirm the sale. Former development minister, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, spoke […]


Germany’s Tank Deal Breaks Last Export Taboo

Germany’s Tank Deal Breaks Last Export Taboo

Germany’s tank deal with Saudi Arabia has caused outrage, drawing criticism from across the political spectrum. But while the government maintains its silence, critics say it marks a sea change in arms export policy. The anonymous Saudi source probably had […]


 
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