Saudi Arabian military helicopter crashed yesterday while carrying out operational duties in the province of Marib in Yemen, killing at least 12 personnel.
Four officers and eight non-commissioned officers from the Saudi armed forces were reportedly killed when a Black Hawk helicopter went down, Saudi news agency SPA reported Tuesday.
The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said that it was “one of the deadliest incidents for the kingdom's troops since the Yemen war began more than two years ago,” reported Reuters.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, the coalition added.
Saudi Arabia has signed a deal with China to import unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and to set up production lines. Partnership agreement to manufacture drones was signed during Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud visit to China from March 15 to 18 where the two countries signed total 35 deals worth as much as $65 billion, IHS Janes reported Monday
L-3 Fuzing and Ordnance Systems has won a $37.3 million US Army contract to provide Saudi Arabia with more than 38,000 M734A1 multi-option fuses and 165,000 point detonating fuses
Boeing has won a $46.3 million contract to provide support services for the fleet of F-15SA Eagle fighter-bombers operated by the Royal Saudi Air Force
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The Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation has been awarded foreign military sales contract worth $193.8 million to supply 17 UH-60M Black Hawks, medium-lift, rotary-wing helicopters, to Saudi Arabia, the US Department of Defense announced Thursday
Saudi-led coalition issued a statement Sunday that a warplane from Saudi Arabias air forces fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen crashed due to a technical fault while conducting military operations. The statement comes following the claim made by Houthi rebels that they shot down a Tornado GR4 fighter bomber in the northern province of Saada on Sunday, the Houthi-controlled Saba news agency reported
The Saudi-led coalition has claimed that a residential area it bombed in Yemen Friday had housed a rebels communications center but admitted to the collateral damage that caused 14 deaths. The spokesman for the Arab Coalition forces Col
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