Issue 156 - 01 Oct 1985
The news of Saudi Arabia's four billion dollar arms deal with Britain, under which the kingdom is to buy 72 high performance Tornado strike aircraft and 30 Hawk jet training planes, together with missiles, radar, spares and supporting equipment, has been received with low-key equanimity in Washington, made the subject of only modest rejoicing in London, and given the most meagre coverage in Riyadh.

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