January 23, 2017 / 10:14 PM / 2 years ago

U.S. approves possible $525 million military sale to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of 74K Persistent Threat Detection System Aerostats to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $525 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement on Monday.

It said the prime contractor was not known and the cost included related equipment, support and training.

Reporting by Eric Beech

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