13 December, 2018
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UAE: Washington approves missile deal
The UAE has gained approval from Washington to buy $2.7bn worth of Patriot missile equipment, including 452 PAC-3 missile segment enhancement (MSE) missiles and related equipment. The MSE is an upgrade on previous Patriot missiles, offering greater range and mobility. The main contractors are Raytheon Corporation and Lockheed Martin.