View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Friday, January 4, 2008

UAE Cocked for Big Armament Purchase

According to Reuters (3 January 2008), the US Pentagon unveiled a potential $326 million sale to the United Arab Emirates of air-to-air AMRAAM missiles and other arms built by Raytheon and Boeing Co.

The report said that the notice of a potential sale is required by law. It does not mean a deal has been concluded.

Image: An air-to-air AMRAAM missile aimed for its target.