A U.S. Official revealed that the U.S. State Department has approved a package of potential arms sales worth more than $3.8 billion to Bahrain including F-16 jets, upgrades, missiles and patrol boats.

The approved F-16 jets are made by Lockheed Martin Corp which could have a value of up to $2.7 billion. As for the patrol boats the sale approved two 35 meter patrol boats with machine guns, 221 anti-tank missiles and $1.8 billion worth of upgrades to Bahrain’s existing fleet of F-16 jets.

 

 

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