Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Saudi Arabia, Russia and helicopter dealnote
Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz is said to be looking again into plans to buy 150 helicopters of types Mi-17 and Mi-35 from Russia. The following 335-word report sheds light on the subject and tells whether the Saudis will retain the number of helicopters to buy or not. It also tells who is expected to be in charge of the talks on the Saudi side.