WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale to Bahrain of M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Upgrade and related equipment for an estimated cost of $176 million, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a news release.
WASHINGTON – – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait next week, the Pentagon said on Friday, in a ‘thank you’ tour for allies and troops that helped in the massive U.S. – led airlift from Afghanistan after Taliban takeover. Austin planned to leave on Sunday and meet … More U.S. Defense Secretary To Travel To Gulf Countries Next Week
WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said on Friday it was planning to send a large number of additional forces and equipment to Saudi Arabia, including air defenses and fighter aircraft. In a statement, Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said U.S. Defense Secretary Esper authorized the deployment of additional forces, including two fighter squadrons, two Patriot batteries, and … More BREAKING NEWS | Pentagon Confirms Large Deployment Of Troops To Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , July 20, 2019 – The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide “an additional deterrent” in the face of “emergent, credible threats”. Riyadh had previously said it had approved hosting U.S. … More KSA | U.S. Authorizes Deployment Of Troops, Resources To Saudi Arabia