Organized by Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) in collaboration with the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council, the Defense Technology and Security Conference concluded its sessions with the participation of more than a dozen high-profile speakers and over 100 industry leaders, advisors, regulators, and influencers who came to discuss and learn more about Saudi Arabia’s vision and strategic outlook in developing its defense industry with a special focus on technology and security as the two main components of the program.
The Boeing Company signed several commercial and defense deals with Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom will purchase Chinook helicopters, support services, and guided weapon systems and intends to buy P-8 reconnaissance aircraft. Boeing will also sell 16 wide bodied aircraft to SaudiGulf airlines. A joint venture between Boeing and Saudi Arabia will be established to aid […]
Saudi Arabia has contracted The Boeing Company to modify its AH-64E Apache attack helicopters in a deal worth $143.4 million, with $3.9 million in foreign military sales funding obligated at the time of the award. The five-year deal calls for Boeing to apply Block II and III modifications to 24 helicopters for the Saudi Arabian […]
The Boeing Company signed a $3.4 billion base contract with the U.S. Army, which includes the sale of Apache helicopters to Saudi Arabia. Boeing will provide a total of 244 remanufactured AH-64E helicopters to the Army and 24 new-build Apache Echo helicopters to the Kingdom. The Apaches will be used to bolster the Saudi Arabian […]
The Boeing Company delivered its first shipment of Little Bird helicopters to Saudi Arabia. Previous statements by the U.S. Army suggest that the delivery will include up to 12 of the helicopters. The shipment is part of a deal signed in the summer of 2016 for a total of 24 Little Birds. The helicopters are […]