Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Navantia: NB 546 AL JUBAIL starts its sea trials

The ship NB 546 AL-JUBAIL, the first of five corvettes that Navantia builds for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), has begun its sea trials in the waters of the Bay of Cádiz in order to check the correct operation of all its systems. Sea trials are carried out before …

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First Batch of Saudi Naval Forces’ Students Graduate in Spain

On behalf of Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily, Commander of the Western Fleet Major General Yahya bin Mohammed Al-Asiri (photo) attended the graduation ceremony of the first batch of students on scholarships to study marine sciences in the Kingdom of Spain. The …

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Boeing Secures Saudi’s $437M Apache Helicopter Deal

Apache AH-64E

The U.S. Army today awarded Boeing a contract worth approximately $437 million for full-rate production of AH-64E Apache helicopters for Saudi Arabia. “The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $436,691,186 modification to contract for full rate production of Apache AH-64E aircraft,” a U.S. DoD release said. Although today’s contract does not mention …

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Boeing Wins $9.8 Billion to Upgrade Saudi Arabian F-15 Jets

Boeing has been awarded a $9.8 billion contract to modernize F-15 fighter jet fleet of Saudi Arabia. This contract provides for modernization of the F-15 Saudi fleet to include hardware, software, and interface design, development, integration, test, subsystem and structural component production. It also includes installation of future modifications and …

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Saudi Arabia’s THC Orders 10 Airbus H125 Helicopters

The Helicopter Company (THC), which is fully owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters to purchase 10 H125 helicopters. The deal comes as part of THC’s commitment to further expand its fleet and introduce new services …

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Raytheon Missiles & Defense awarded $2.3B contract for missile defense radars to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business (NYSE: RTX), received a $2.3 billion U.S. Missile Defense Agency production contract for seven gallium nitride (GaN)-based AN/TPY-2 radars as part of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which is designed to protect against incoming ballistic missile threats. The contract is part of a …

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Saudi Arabia Signs Charter of Arab Space Cooperation Group

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has signed the basic charter of the Arab Space Cooperation Group with the participation of 14 member states in a virtual meeting convened on Sunday at the headquarters of Saudi Space Commission (SSC) in Riyadh. The Arab Space Cooperation Group is a regional space-focused entity …

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