Conferences & Events
Orbital ATK Establishes Subsidiary in Saudi Arabia
Orbital ATK, Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced the establishment of a jointly-owned subsidiary in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to support the company’s growing regional presence.The primary focus will be to strengthen
Lockheed Martin to Sustain Sensors on Saudi Arabia’s F-15 Fleet
Lockheed Martin received a $262.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for sustainment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s F-15 sensor suite. The sensor suite includes Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP), LANTIRN Extended Range (ER) navigation
US, Saudi Arabia to Increase Support to Syrian Opposition
The US and Saudi Arabia agreed to increase support to Syria's moderate opposition while seeking a political resolution of the four-year conflict, the US State Department said after Secretary of State John Kerry met King Salman on
U.S. to Supply $11 Billion Combat Ships to Saudi Arabia
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) Ships and associated equipment, parts and logistical
Saudi, Pakistani Special Forces Start Counter-Terror Drills
Pakistani and Saudi Special Forces began 12-day Al-Shahab-I counter-terrorism exercises in eastern Pakistan on
Saudi Arabia Requests 9 UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for UH-60M Black Hawk Utility Helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $495
ARABSAT Badr7 Satellite Leaves Airbus Defence & Space
Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has successfully completed the final integration and testing of ARABSAT 6B (BADR-7) for which it is co-prime industrial contractor.
100,000 Saudi Security Personnel to Secure Hajj Pilgrimage
The spokesman for Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says some 100,000 security personnel have been deployed to oversee the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage that begins today.
Saudi King Visits Site of Crane Collapse in Makkah
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he visited the victims of a deadly crane collapse in the Grand Mosque.
Honeywell Expands Maintenance Support in Saudi Arabia
Honeywell Aerospace has signed an agreement for Al-Raha Group for Technical Services (RGTS) to distribute after market mechanical and avionics products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi King, US President Hold Key Talks
King Salman of Saudi Arabia and US President Barack Obama held key talks at the White House in Washington on Friday. It is King Salman's first trip to the United States since assuming the throne in
Saudi King to Meet US President on Friday
Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on September 4, the White House said, as Washington and Riyadh seek to shore up relations after a period of tension mainly over a US-led nuclear deal with
Boeing, SAEI, Alsalam Aircraft to Establish Rotorcraft Support Center in Saudi Arabia
Boeing has signed an agreement with Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) and Alsalam Aircraft Company to create the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia Eyes Russian Iskander Tactical Missiles
Saudi Arabia is discussing buying Russian-made Iskander tactical missile systems, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday in
Saudi, Qatari Defense Ministers Meet in Jeddah
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz met in Jeddah Monday with Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs Major General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah, who was on a visit to
Police Security Force Proposed to Protect Saudi Heritage
Tourism experts proposed the need to establish a Tourism Police Department in the Kingdom, Al-Madina reported last week.
BRNO - Czech Republic
Paris Air Show 2017
19 - 25
Le Bourget - France
International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2017)
St. Petersburg, - Russia
International Aviation & Space Salon (MAKS 2017)
15 - 20
Moscow - Russia
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