British PM Rishi Sunak invited last week (17/8/2023) Saudi CP Mohammad Bin Salman to visit London later this year.
Within this context, a series of contacts between Saudi and British senior advisors is expected to take place to prepare for this visit, focusing on defense relations, notably Saudi participation in the Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP).
Tactical Report highlights this matter, including:
- The timing of the visit being contingent on a prior understanding
- CP Mohammad’s view on strategic military-industrial partnership with Britain
The report also addresses the Japanese position from Saudi participation in GCAP and CP Mohammad’s position.