The defense deals announced during President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia highlight how the structure of the global defense market is changing. The announcements of cooperation with Lockheed Martin and Raytheon put some teeth into Saudi Arabia’s “Vision 2030” for national transformation, which includes creation of an indigenous defense sector that can meet the kingdom’s security needs.  While it is a long road from agreement announcements to ...


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