Guns For Buddies ~ US Weapons Sales Surge Overseas

US foreign military sales have shot over $50 billion.

Another record-breaking year is expected thanks to US ally Saudi Arabia,

which accounts for three-fifths of the sum.

The US is expected to continue expanding into key markets,

including India,

which is considering a $1.4 billion deal for 22 Apache helicopters.

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency is also eyeing military sales of more than $1.1 billion to Qatar and Oman,


Qatar is considering purchase of Black hawk helicopters

and missile-warning systems,

while Oman might be buying missiles and military training kits.


the prospects of finding US military hardware in neighboring countries

have reportedly thrust Moscow into “utter bewilderment.


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