Saudi reactivation of submarine procurement project

The Saudi Defense Ministry and the French Ministry of the Armies are said to have reactivated contacts over a project to acquire submarines in favor of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF).

This comes as the RSNF command is preparing to build a naval base on the Red Sea coast.

What about the Saudi preparations?

What about the Saudi-French contacts?

Are they still over the Scorpene?

These key questions and more are answered in the following 310-word news report.

[Partly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/48 – November 29, 2019]

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