Saudi Arabia, Lockheed Martin and air defense systems

There is talk that US defense companies are seeking to secure a considerable part of Saudi Arabia’s need for defense systems designed to counter drones and cruise missiles.

In this regard, US defense company Lockheed Martin is said to have recently sought to increase cooperation with the Saudi Ministry of Defense, especially on advanced short and medium-range air defense systems.

Which particular air defense system does Saudi Arabia seem to be interested in?

Tactical Report answers this question and more in the following 277-word report.

[Partly reproduced in TR Weekly 28/29 – July 16, 2021]

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