TITLE

ANALYSIS: Saudi deals top US arms sales in 2011

AUTHOR(S)
GREENWOOD, AARON
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/31/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 35, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a 2012 report by the U.S. Congressional Research Service concerning military spending in the Middle East in 2011. It states that Saudi Arabia accounted for over half of U.S. arms sales in 2011, spending 33.7 billion dollars on arms including 84 Boeing F-15 fighter jets. It mentions that the United Arab Emirates purchased 4.5 billion dollars, including Lockheed Martin's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system to protect cities against missile attack.
ACCESSION #
79814607

 

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