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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