Huge Saudi arms deal approved

written by | November 22, 2010

The US Congress has approved a US$60 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia.

The deal, which includes 84 new F-15S fighters, upgrades to 72 F-15Ss already in service, 70 AH-64D Apaches, 72 UH-60M Black Hawks, 36 OH-6 Little Bird helicopters, and thousands of advanced weapons and sensors, is one of the largest ever single arms sales.

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