30 Jul '15, 3pm

Saudi Arabia Requests $5.4 Billion Worth of PAC-3 Missiles

Saudi Arabia Requests $5.4 Billion Worth of PAC-3 Missiles

Saudi Arabia Requests $5.4 Billion Worth of PAC-3 Missiles By Brendan McGarry | Thursday, July 30th, 2015 12:23 pm Posted in International The government of Saudi Arabia has requested several hundred Lockheed Martin Corp.-made Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles and other equipment as part of a potential $5.4 billion deal. The Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency on Wednesday announced the possible foreign military sale after notifying Congress the day before. The State Department has tentatively approved the transaction. The arrangement calls for supplying the Kingdom with more than 600 PAC-3 missiles, telemetry kits, test targets, computers, launcher modification kits, among other equipment, according to the announcement . It comes just days after Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed — the world’s largest defense contractor — landed a $1.6 billion defense contr...

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