To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Saudi positions for Russian defence tech

6th October 2017 - 15:44 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

RSS

Saudi Arabia and Russia have signed a principal agreement that could lead to a significant arms deal between the two countries, potentially valued at $3 billion. 

In addition, both countries inked an agreement for the licensed production of the Kalashnikov AK-103 assault rifle and its ammunition in Saudi Arabia.

This coincided with the visit of Saudi King Salman in Moscow on 4 October and is planned to last for four days.

Ahmed al Khateeb, chairman of the board of directors of state-owned Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Alexander Mikheev, director general of Rosoboronexport, Russia’s monopolist arms export agency, signed

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Alexander Mladenov

Author

Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Read full bio
Krassimir Grozev

Author

Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin