Thursday, October 21, 2010

US announces massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia

As expected, the United States has announced a US$60-billion arms package to Saudi Arabia. The sale will include 84 F-15SA Eagles (a derivative of the F-15E) , 70 AH-64D Apache attack helicopters, 72 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and 36 light helicopters. The sale also includes the upgrade of the existing F-15S to F-15SA standard.

Also see:
Sale of F-15SA Eagles to Saudi Arabia
Sale of AH-64D Longbow Apache to Saudi Arabia

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