10 January, 2019
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Kuwait/Saudi Arabia: US missiles deal
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $3.4bn contract to supply an unspecified number of PAC-3 missiles for the Patriot air-defence systems in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. The contract was announced by the United States Department of Defence on 21 December and will run through to December 2024. It includes associated ground support equipment and spare parts. It is not clear what proportion of the contract relates to each country.