Defence companies discover Al Jadaan
The departure of Saudi Arabia’s finance minister Ibrahim Al Assaf on October 31 has prompted concern among Western defence companies because a number of big contracts were awaiting his approval. [...]
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.