Pentagon Announces Proposed $5.4 Billion Patriot Interceptor Sale To Saudi Arabia

By Sebastian Sprenger / July 29, 2015 at 12:49 PM
The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency on Wednesday announced a pending sale worth $5.4 billion of Patriot interceptor missiles and related equipment to Saudi Arabia. Lawmakers were notified of the transaction on July 28, according to an agency statement . Included in the proposed sale are 600 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Cost Reduction Initiative missiles, eight test missiles, telemetry kits, target missiles and other equipment and support services, the statement reads. "The proposed sale will modernize and replenish Saudi Arabia's current...

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