Global Security Newswire
Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related Issues
Contractor Cleared for $1.7B Patriot Deal With Saudi Arabia
Congress and the State Department have cleared Raytheon to carry out $1.7 billion in enhancements to Saudi Arabia's Patriot missile and air defense platforms, the U.S. defense firm announced on Wednesday (see GSN, June 22).
The company would also supply new hardware, equipment and training under the contract. The Patriot system, employed by 12 governments, is designed to target tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and other enemy air assets (Raytheon release, Nov. 30).
Building Mutual Security in the Euro-Atlantic Region: Report Prepared for Presidents, Prime Ministers, Parliamentarians, and Publics
April 3, 2013
This report is the result of a Track II dialogue including distinguished former senior political leaders, senior military officers, defence officials, and security experts from Europe, Russia, and the United States.
April 2, 2013
An op-ed in The International Herald Tribune urging today's leaders to move decisively and permanently toward a new security strategy in the Euro-Atlantic region.
This article provides an overview of Saudi Arabia’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.