Gilbane Federal has won a $166 million contract for design-build construction project at King Khalid Air Base for the Royal Saudi Air Force.
The project requires the design and construction of new facilities, renovation of existing facilities, demolition, and infrastructure upgrades. Included in this work is the new King Khalid Training Center, which will provide academic and hands-on training for F-15SA aircraft maintenance within a campus type setting; a new Avionics / Pod Facility; and a variety of renovations to existing facilities in support of the mission.
The project is a joint effort by the United States Air Force and the Royal Saudi Air Force to provide the facilities necessary to support the modernization of the F-15SA aircraft at King Khalid Airbase. The project is a Foreign Military Sales project funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Arms buys by Saudi Arabia and the UAE may experience a slowdown in 2015 due to falling oil revenues and a completion of major procurement programmes for the current decade. Oil rich Saudi Arabia which is experiencing a reverse ‘oil shock as it finds it cannot control global oil prices any longer presented a deficit budget for the first time since 2009
Airbus Defence and Space has signed as the leader of the industrial team (including Thales Alenia Space as co-prime contractor), a contract with the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAEAF) for the development, manufacture and launch of Falcon Eye, a high-performance optical Earth-observation satellite system. The contract was officially signed by the United Arab Emirates in August 2014 and is now entering into force
Saudi Arabia will help strengthen the Lebanese army with the delivery of French armament materials: armored vehicles, armed vessels, combat helicopters, ammunition, and communications equipment worth $3 billion. Faced with threats in stability, the Lebanese Army must be modernized, equipped and trained to defend the integrity of this state friend of France, French MoD issued a statement today
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