Saudi Arabia has finalized a $60-billion arms deal with the U.S. that is by far the largest in the region and one that will substantially increase the kingdom’s airborne defense and internal security capabilities. The program includes several packages, mostly from Boeing. The main element is modernization of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), through the acquisition or upgrading of 154 F-15S/SA fighters as part of a $30-billion multiyear investment. This package includes the procurement ...


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