The President of Land Warfare and Air Defense at RTX (formerly Raytheon) Thomas Laliberty said that the company is looking for cooperation with Saudi Arabia in the field of short and medium-range air defense systems.
Whilst the Kingdom is also looking for a partnership with RTX, several obstacles need to be overcome.
Tactical Report sheds light further on this partnership and addresses:
- The obstacles to overcome
- The nature of the partnership
- The systems the Saudi MoD is interested in procuring
- The Saudi military industries' priority
The report also mentions the Pentagon’s position concerning the transfer and localization of air defense systems technologies to Saudi Arabia.