U.S. approves $23.37 billion sale of advanced defense equipment to UAE - Pompeo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. has approved the sale of a $23.37 billion package of advanced defense equipment to the United Arab Emirates, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement. The package includes up to 50 F-35 Lighting II aircraft, up to 18 MQ-9B Unmanned Aerial Systems, and a package of air-to-air and air-to-ground munitions

Reuters November 11, 2020 00:13:38 IST
U.S. approves $23.37 billion sale of advanced defense equipment to UAE - Pompeo

US approves 2337 billion sale of advanced defense equipment to UAE  Pompeo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. has approved the sale of a $23.37 billion package of advanced defense equipment to the United Arab Emirates, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.

The package includes up to 50 F-35 Lighting II aircraft, up to 18 MQ-9B Unmanned Aerial Systems, and a package of air-to-air and air-to-ground munitions.

(Reporting by Pete Schroeder)

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