Saudi Admiral Al-Ghufaili’s views on naval cooperation with Russia

Last week (24/6/21), Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) Admiral Fahd Al-Ghufaili headed a delegation that attended the International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS-2021), which was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia (23-27/6/21).

Admiral Al-Ghufaili also met with his Russian counterpart Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov on the sidelines of the IMDS-2021.

In this context, there is talk that Admiral Al-Ghufaili often expresses his views on the importance of cooperating with countries such as Russia to secure the needs of the RSNF.

What would such cooperation include?

Which types of Russian-made naval weapons is Admiral Al-Ghufaili interested in acquiring?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 413-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly 28/27 – July 2, 2021]

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