The Saudi Ministry of Defense has been racing towards acquiring directed-energy weapons (DEWs), especially after it became clear that these weapons have been introduced into the air defense forces of several regional countries.
A delegation from the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) is reported to have recently visited Russia and Turkey to cooperate in the field of DEWs.
What did SAMI discuss with the Turkish and Russian sides? Were any agreements reached?
What prominent DEWs offers is the Kingdom reviewing?
Which countries and defense companies took part in these offers?
To answer these questions and more, Tactical Report has prepared a 309-word report.