United States will modernize the Saudi Arabian National Guard with military equipment 2206132
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Defence & Security News - Saudi Arabia
|Saturday, June 22, 2013 07:28 AM|
|United States will modernize the Saudi Arabian National Guard with military equipment.|
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of United States notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia for the continuation of the United States-supported effort to modernize the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG), and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $4.0 billion.
Saudi Arabian National Guard soldiers at military parade.
The Government of Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale for the continuation of the United Statessupported effort to modernize the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG), consisting of the following defense services: OPM-SANG operation, support and equipment, and Modernization Program support, personnel training and training equipment, transportation, repair and return, spare and repair parts, automation initiatives, SANG Health Affairs Program support, construction, communication and support equipment, publications and technical documentation, U.S. Government and contractor technical, engineering, and logistics support services, and other related elements of program support. The estimated cost is $4.0 billion.