Details of the Deal on Deliveries of S-400 Saudi Arabia
(Source: Kommersant; posted Oct 06, 2017)
(Posted in Russian; unofficial translation by
Following the talks between President Vladimir Putin and King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, an agreement was reached on the acquisition of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems by Riyadh.

As the source told Kommersant, the exact parameters of the deal are yet to be discussed at a meeting of the intergovernmental commission on military-technical cooperation to be held in late October, but on the basis of his words, the Saudi military can acquire at least four battalions of Triumphs worth about $ 2 billion.

Also, following the talks between the heads of state, a contract was signed for the organization in Saudi Arabia of the production of Kalashnikov AK103 assault rifles and cartridges to them, as well as a memorandum "on the purchase and localization of production of military products."

The fact that Russia prepared for the arrival of the Saudi monarch a package of arms contracts worth more than $ 3 billion, "Kommersant" reported on the eve.


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