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Royal Saudi Air Force Gets New Training Aircraft

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The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) substantially increases its number of pilot training systems by buying 22 Hawk and 55 Pilatus PC-21 trainers, Britain’s BAE and Pilatus of Switzerland have confirmed last month. The RSAF is already one of the … Continue reading

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Countering Iran: U.S. Helps Saudi Arabia To Upgrade It’s Air Defense

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The U.S. Congress and the State Department have approved the upgrading of Saudi Patriot missiles by the manufacturer Raytheon. The Patriot air-defense system, bought by Saudi Arabia in wake of the first Gulf War in 1990, will now be upgraded … Continue reading

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Countering Iran? U.S. Selling More Weapons to Saudi Arabia

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The Saudi government has requested a possible sale of howitzers, army vehicles, radars and other hardware, plus logistical support and training from the U.S. The deal could be worth US$886 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified the U.S. … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia will seek Nuclear Weapons if Iran gets them

The British daily ‘Guardian’ today quoted Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal as saying, that if Iran would be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons, Saudi Arabia would do the same. The prince, a former intelligence chief and ambassador to the US, said … Continue reading

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