Pentagon clears possible sale of Lockheed planes to Saudi Arabia




 
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Pentagon clears possible sale of Lockheed planes to Saudi Arabia
 
November 10th, 2012  
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Pentagon clears possible sale of Lockheed planes to Saudi Arabia
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday said it had approved the potential sale of 25 C-130J transport and refueling planes built by Lockheed Martin Corp to Saudi Arabia for up to $6.7 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress about the possible sale on Thursday, according to a posting on the agency's website. Lawmakers have 30 days to block the sale although such action is rare since sales are carefully vetted before being publicly announced. ...




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