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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia And BAe In New $780Mn Arms

Deal Saudi Arabia is to purchase from British Aerospace (BAe) about 20 Hawk60 trainer jets and a similar number of Pilatus PC-9 basic trainers worth someœ500mn ($780mn), under an agreement announced on 7 September by the UK Ministry of Defence. The jets, which should be delivered from 1997, will train theSaudi pilots who will be flying the 48 Tornado aircraft purchased by SaudiArabia early last year (MEES, 1...