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US weapons and advisors used in Saudi Arabia-Yemeni conflict

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US weapons and advisors used in Saudi Arabia-Yemeni conflict

US weapons and advisors used in Saudi Arabia-Yemeni conflict

According to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Saudi Arabia is America's number one weapons buyer.

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RESTRICTIONS: Broadcast: NO USE JAPAN, NO USE TAIWAN Digital: NO USE JAPAN, NO USE TAIWAN According to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Saudi Arabia is America's number one weapons buyer.

The country accounts for 18 percent of total U.S. arms sales, which is equivalent to roughly $9 billion.

According to CNN, the US signed a $29.4 billion deal in 2011 for 84 new F-15SA fighter jets, and the modernization of 70 current F-15s, including munitions, spare parts, training, maintenance, and logistics.

In 2017, the U.S. military sold the Kingdom a $750 million program focused on how to carry out airstrikes.

They also authorized the sale of over $510 million in precision-guided munitions, according to The New York Times.

In the same year, the U.S. brokered a $110 billion arms deal that should be fulfilled over the next ten years.

According to an official statement released by the U.S. State Department, Saudi Arabia is expected to purchase tanks, fighter jets, combat ships, and Air and Missile Defense systems. Currently, there are around 100 American military personnel providing intelligence support for the coalition.

However, fewer than 35 are reportedly based in Saudi Arabia.

RUNDOWN SHOWS: 1.

Representation of percentage of US arms purchased by Saudi Arabia 2.

Representation of US F-15s and services sold to Saudi Arabia 3.

Representation of US authorities advising Saudi Arabia airstrikes 4.

Representation of weapons and arms expected to be purchased by Saudi Arabia in the $110 billion arms deal VOICEOVER (in English): "According to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Saudi Arabia is America's number one weapons buyer.

The country accounts for 18 percent of total U.S. arms sales, which is equivalent to roughly $9 billion." "According to CNN, the US signed a $29.4 billion deal in 2011 for 84 new F-15SA fighter jets, and the modernization of 70 current F-15s, including munitions, spare parts, training, maintenance, and logistics." "In 2017, the U.S. military sold the Kingdom a $750 million program focused on how to carry out airstrikes.

They also authorized the sale of over $510 million in precision-guided munitions, according to The New York Times." "In the same year, the U.S. brokered a $110 billion arms deal that should be fulfilled over the next ten years." "According to an official statement released by the U.S. State Department, Saudi Arabia is expected to purchase tanks, fighter jets, combat ships, and Air and Missile Defense systems." "Currently, there are around 100 American military personnel providing intelligence support for the coalition.

However, fewer than 35 are reportedly based in Saudi Arabia." SOURCES: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, CNN, The New York Times, U.S. State Department https://www.sipri.org/sites/default/files/2018-03/fssipri_at2017_0.pdf https://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/29/world/meast/u-s--saudi-fighter-sale/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/25/world/middleeast/yemen-us-saudi-civilian-war.html https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/05/270999.htm *** For story suggestions please contact [email protected] For technical and editorial support, please contact: Asia: +61 2 93 73 1841 Europe: +44 20 7542 7599 Americas and Latam: +1 800 738 8377




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