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Saudi air defense shot down ballistic missiles launched by the Iran-backed Houthi

RIYADH, (BM) - Saudi air defense forces shot down ballistic missiles launched by the Iran-backed Houthi "terrorists" towards civilian areas in the Kingdom, the Coalition supporting Yemen's legitimate government said on Friday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: An Iranian shipment with missiles for Yemen Houthi was seized by the U.S.

Russian missile overcame the Patriot defense complex near the Saudi Arabia border

MOSCOW, (BM) - Major media publication on Yandex Dzen reports on the use of new weapons by the rebels against Saudi Arabia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Germany Spends $105,5 Million for Patriot Missile Defense System Upgrade We are

Is the America`s Patriot Defense Systems So Bad? Saudi Arabia Buys S-400 from Russia

DUBAI, (BM) - Russia and Saudi Arabia are negotiating the terms of the implementation of the contract for Russian S-400 air defense missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according a spokesman for Russia’s Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation statement at the Dubai Airshow 2019 on Sunday. Read more: Riyadh Has Acquired the

Riyadh Has Acquired the Poland`s Control Sky Drone Detection System

WARSAW, (BM) - Saudi Arabia continues to make efforts to build a system of protection against drones. Recall that several weeks ago, Saudi Aramco refineries were attacked by drones and missiles. Read more: Russia Unveils Its Most Advanced Korsar Reconnaissance Drone (Video) Polish media report that Riyadh has acquired the Control Sky drone

If Saudi Arabia Buys S-400, the U.S. Would Deny Them the Best U.S. Defense Systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Pentagon had made the correct decision in sending four 360-degree AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel radars to bolster the Saudi air and missile defenses, along with another Patriot air defense system and U.S. support personnel. Last month’s combined missile and drone strike inflicted serious damage on the Saudi oil refineries at Abqaiq and

The U.S. Sends Troops in Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf Might Be on Fire

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Islamic State of Iran was born in enmity toward the United States. Led by the fiery cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, revolutionary leaders animated crows in Iran by lambasting “Great Satan” for any number of crimes, both real and imagined. It didn’t take long for this animosity to turn kinetic. As the Iran-Iraq

Saudi Arabia Buys European Frigates and Corvettes to Strengthen Its Navy

RIYADH, (BM) - Between European partners, there has been intense competition for the Saudi Arabian naval market. Three European shipbuilding companies (groups of companies) are trying to extract the greatest profit for themselves from the desire of Riyadh to increase its fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Saudi Arabia Still Has

Oil and Energy Industry of Saudi Arabia Under Attack, But What`s Next?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - When more than twenty drones and cruise missiles attacked Saudi Arabia’s energy infrastructure recently, they took down approximately half of the kingdom’s oil production. The fires were quickly extinguished, but the impact will have long lasting energy security and geopolitical implications for Saudi Arabia and the rest of

Saudi Arabia Still Has Not Repaid the Pentagon Military Expenses Totaling $181M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Pentagon was set to outline new military options to President Donald Trump on Friday to respond to an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, but Riyadh still has an unpaid bill with the Pentagon for $181 million over assistance in Yemen, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting Defense News. Read more: Russia is Trying to Sell

Saudi Arabia Needs Israeli Iron Dome to Protect Itself

TEL AVIV, (BM) - The US Department of Defense has announced it will send additional troops and possibly the Israeli Iron Dome system to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to reinforce air defenses. While the exact locations for additional air defenses have not been announced, the most likely deployment would be along Saudi Arabia’s northern border

Russia is Trying to Sell S-400 Missile Systems to Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia is ready to aid the defense of Saudi Arabia if its leadership decides to purchase Russian weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: S-400 Missile System Will be Part of Joint Russian-Serbian Exercise "In order to protect "our kind", our country, we are ready to provide the corresponding

Drone Attacks on Two Saudi Arabian Factories

RIYADH (BM) - Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. The precise targets and the extent of possible damage were unclear. Aramco did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Saudi-led Coalition Downed a Houthi Drone Sent to the Kingdom

RIYADH, (BM) - Saudi-led coalition forces early Tuesday announced it downed a drone Houthi rebels in Yemen sent to the kingdom, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Yeni Safak. The drone was intercepted over Sadah province in Yemen, according to coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki. Read more: Saudi Troops Have Arrived in Yemen; Iran Warns

UK ‘Condemned’ Khashoggi’s Murder and Sold Arms to Saudi Totaling $810 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The UK licensed £648 million ($810 million) worth of arms to Saudi Arabia during the six months that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. The sale, uncovered in newly released arms export statistics, was carried out at the time when the UK government said that it

Saudi Arabia Buys Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Totaling $1,4 Bn

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia buys Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) from US totaling $1,4 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According the U.S. Department of Defense, Lockheed Nartin has been awarded $ $1,473,941,756 for the procurement of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Interceptor support items in

The Saudi and Kuwait`s Abrams Tanks to be Updated with J7 Control Units

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US company Honeywell International was awarded a $16,523,132 contract to supply J7 control units to Saudi and Kuwait`s Abrams tanks, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Meggitt Will Provide the Auxiliary Cooling and Power System for the Abrams Programme for $37 Million The M1 Abrams is designed for modern

Yemen Rebels Attacked a Saudi Airport and Military Base with a Bomb-Laden Drone

DUBAI (BM) - Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting AP. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Classified Note: French Weapons Are Being Used by the UAE and Saudi Arabia in Yemen

PARIS, France (BulgarianMilitary.com) - French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, according to a classified military note revealed on 15 April which contradicts public statements from France's government, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Shephard Media. The note from the French military

Saudi Arabia Buys THAAD Missile System from Lockheed Martin for $2.5 Billion

RIYADH, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Lockheed Martin Corp. is being awarded a $2,457,390,566 modification (P00015) to a previously-awarded contract HQ0147-17-C-0032 for the production of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptors and associated one-shot devices to support the U.S. government (USG) and

According to Experts and Satellite Images a Saudi Ballistic Missile Program Is on

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (BulgarianMilitary.com) — According to experts and the relevant conclusions based on satellite images, a Saudi ballistic missile program is on as reported by The Associated Press on 26th January 2019. The images appear to suggest that within a military base, located deep inside Saudi Arabia, ballistic missiles are

Finland Will Not Issue New Arms Export Permits to Saudi Arabia and UAE

HELSINKI, Finland (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Due to the humanitarian situation in Yemen Finland will not issue new arms export permits to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as reported by the Finish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Lockheed Martin Will Supply the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with MMSCs A…

Lockheed Martin Will Supply the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with MMSCs

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 25 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin On Friday, 20th July 2018, Lockheed Martin came out with the news that the company will supply the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants (MMSCs). This step is part of a larger agreement between KSA…

Saudi Arabia Is Closer to Finalizing Another Deal for BAE’s Typhoon Jets

LONDON (United Kingdom), 10 March, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Eurofighter Saudi Arabia is closer to finalizing a deal for a second batch of BAE’s Typhoons after signing a preliminary agreement with the UK at the end of a visit by the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Great Britain, reported DefenseNews.com. “We have…

Boeing receives $3.2B US Army contract for Apache sales to Saudi Arabia

The contract modification calls for full-rate production of new and existing AH-64E Apache helicopters and will be overseen by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The project will be carried out at Boeing’s Mesa, Arizona, facility, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2022. Defense News' land warfare…

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