WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 By Richard Tomkins (UPI)
Saudi Arabia has asked the United States for UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters.
Saudi Arabia is seeking UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and associated equipment from the United States through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. Notification of the proposed $495 million deal, which has already won State Department approval, was transmitted to Congress by the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency. "The proposed sale will make a positive contribution to the foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States by helping to improve the security of an important regional partner that has been, and continues to be, a significant U.S. partner for political stability and economic progress in the Middle East," DSCA said.