US Approves $1 Billion In Saudi Defence Contracts


The United States formally approved defence contracts totalling more than USD 1 billion with Saudi Arabia today, as the kingdom’s crown prince continued his American tour.

The State Department confirmed it had green-lighted a USD 670 million deal for anti-tank missiles, a USD 106 million contract for helicopter maintenance and USD 300 million for ground vehicle parts.

An official said the deals had been in the pipeline since President Donald Trump has announced more than USD 100 billion in possible new contracts on a visit to Riyadh last year.

“This proposed sale will support US foreign policy and national security objectives by improving the security of a friendly country,” the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said. Read More…

You may also read!

Pune Is In Dire Need Of A Full-fledged Airport

Ajinkya Firodia, the managing director at Kinetic Engineering, wears two hats. He also leads Motoroyale Kinetic — India’s

Read More...

Pilot Errors Behind Kolkata Airport Safety Concerns?

Two apparent pilot errors within a span of 36 hours at Kolkata airport have triggered safety concerns.

Read More...

Mumbai Airport Expansion Plan On Runway As State Rejigs Slum Rehab Formula

The state government has zeroed in on eight land parcels, totalling around 65 acres, on the airport’s western periphery

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu