Post Tagged with: "saudi arabia"

Saudi ‘pledges secure energy supply’ to South Korea

Saudi ‘pledges secure energy supply’ to South Korea

Saudi Arabia has pledged to ensure a stable supply of oil to South Korea, which is under pressure from the United States to reduce purchases from Iran, a report said on Wednesday. The assurances came as South Korea’s President Lee […]


Amidst Regional Changes, Middle East Arms Bazaar Remains Open

Amidst Regional Changes, Middle East Arms Bazaar Remains Open

While the news coming out of the Middle East over the past year has focused upon the percolations of restless societies, two aspects remain consistent amidst the region’s sea of political unrest: strong levels of investment in security forces and […]


The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Future of Middle East Security

The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Future of Middle East Security

Saudi Arabia and Iran have often behaved as serious rivals for influence in the Middle East and especially the Gulf area since at least Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution and the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq War. While both nations define themselves as Islamic, […]


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, […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago