Making Sense of Air Defence Investment Profiles in Western Asia - A Snaphsot

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With threat horizons expanding in the Middle East, Saudi military planners have lately been seeking upgrades to their air defence networks. Contracts investigated in 2009 put the US-built Patriot PAC-3 missile as the frontrunner in efforts to upgrade hardware. Tipartite competition But Saudi Arabia’s traditional arms suppliers of France, the UK and the US now face competition from a new Russian combined arms offer that could include Russia's advanced S-400 missile defence system,...
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