US Approves $1.15 Bn Tank, Weapons Sale To Saudi

US approves $1.15 bn tank, weapons sale to Saudi

Washington,(Pakistan Point News - 10 August,2016) : The United States has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of up to 153 tanks, hundreds of machine guns and other military gear in a deal worth $1.15 billion, the Pentagon said. The addition of these tanks and recovery vehicles to the (Saudi military's) inventory will enhance Saudi Arabia's ability to support its soldiers in the field and to defend the Kingdom's borders.