Iraq: October 30, 2000


The US has agreed to sell Saudi Arabia $2.7 million in military equipment, support, and services. About $1.5 billion will go for continuing support of the Saudi F-15 fighter fleet. Another $691 million would be spent building a depot-level maintenance facility for those F-15s. The final $416 million will provide the Saudi National Guard with 132 LAV 8x8 wheeled armored cars, 1,827 TOW missiles, and 200 radios.--Stephen V Cole


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