BAE Systems is Britain’s leading defence company. After winning the massive Al Yamamah contract with Saudi Arabia in the 80s, the company expanded into the US. BAE is a major player in big defence programmes such, the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Royal Navy’s aircraft carriers and submarines.
Charles Powell returns to Wafic Said, still close to Sultan's clan
The businessman close to the late Sultan bin Abdulaziz's clan is working again with consultant Charles Powell. The descendants of Saudi Arabia's defence minister of four decades are on the rise again in Riyadh. [...]