Saudi Arabia set to buy US Arms worth $670 million
The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has requested to buy up military equipment worth $670 million from the US Government. The arms include; six thousand six hundred (6,600) TOW 2B missiles (BGM-71F-Series) and ninety-six (96) TOW 2B (BGM-71F-Series) fly-to-buy lot validation missiles. This proposed sale will support U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives by improving the security of a friendly country which has been, and continues to be, an important force for political stability and economic growth in the Middle East. This potential sale is consistent with U.S. initiatives to provide key partners in the region with modern systems that will enhance interoperability with U.S. forces and increase stability. The principal contractor is Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, AZ.
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