Saudi Arabia and France have collaboratively outlined a comprehensive 6-year plan for enhancing their defense relations.
This roadmap spans across various domains, including air, sea, land, space, and electromagnetic cooperation.
Notably, in the aerospace sector, both nations are exploring potential arms deals and joint development projects.
This renewed collaboration is a key component of broader French initiatives aimed at reclaiming and expanding their presence in the GCC defense market, positioning themselves as a dependable defense partner for the future.
The following In-depth report highlights these matters, including:
- Rafale bid for the RSAF fighter tender
- Saudi figures involved in the Rafale negotiations
- Saudi Defense Minister Prince Khaled’s recent visit to Paris
- A look-ahead for Saudi-French defense relations in 2024