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Proposed sales and upgrades of major defense equipment to Saudi Arabia hearing before the Subcommittees on Arms Control, International Security, and Science, and on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, June 19, 1990. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Arms Control, International Security, and Science

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • Saudi Arabia.

Subjects:

  • Military assistance, American -- Saudi Arabia.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Weapons systems.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .F636 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1665997M
LC Control Number91600492

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Potential future defense capabilities are detailed in a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) to support Saudi Arabia's defense needs. The package demonstrates the United States’ commitment to our partnership with Saudi Arabia, while expanding opportunities for American companies in the region, potentially supporting tens of thousands of new jobs in the. WASHINGTON, – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia for an AWACS modernization program and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $ billion.   Saudi's typical ABM deployment is much denser than its current posture, and is heavily focused around defending socio-economic centres. The bulk of Saudi ABM cover is around oil-rich Dammam on the Persian Gulf coast. A couple of systems are deployed at Riyadh, with the only purely military site being at Tabuk, which hosts a major Saudi airbase. Since , the executive branch has notified Congress of proposed foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia of major defense articles and services with a potential aggregate value of nearly $ billion. The United States and Saudi Arabia concluded arms sale agreements worth more than $76 billion from FY through FY

On J Raytheon Company received a $ billion Direct Commercial Sales contract to upgrade Saudi Arabia's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the latest Configuration   consideration of foreign arms sales proposed by the President. This includes consideration of proposals to sell major defense equipment, defense articles and services, or the retransfer to third-party states of such military items. Under . ­­­WASHINGTON, J - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Chile of equipment and related services for F Modernization for an estimated cost of $ million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress.   Even if one counts all of these proposed sales as actual sales and ignores the fact most were proposed under President Obama, the totals were only $ billion in and $ billion in , for a total of $ billion. The portion of these sales that would be made to Saudi Arabia would be far more limited: $ billion.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress 16 December 16 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of 2, BGME . Saudi Arabia bought M1A2 tanks, with further 69 more M1A2S tanks ordered on 8 January and delivered by 31 July Later Saudi Arabia decided to upgrade all of M1A2 variants to M1A2S configuration. M1A2S on order since Aug 9, [30] 20 were lost in Yemen [32].   Military Sales and Defense Cooperation Deals Signed with Saudi Arabia and cybersecurity and communications upgrades. Included are .   Among the big-ticket sales yet to be finalized are an $18 billion upgrade of Saudi Arabia's military command-and-control and defense communications infrastructure and a THAAD Anti-Missile System.