Russia reported selling Saudis heavy, multi-barrel rocket launchers

Russian military sources report that Saudi Arabia has begun taking delivery of heavy Russian Solntsepek multi-barrel rocket launch systems. This is the first time that Moscow has sold the Saudis weapons systems that can be used in the Yemen war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. The same sources also report negotiations for the supply to the oil kingdom of advanced Russian S-400 air defense systems, for use against the Iran-made missiles and drones with which the Houthis are bombarding Saudi Arabia, including its capital, Riyadh.

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7 thoughts on “Russia reported selling Saudis heavy, multi-barrel rocket launchers

  • Apr 11, 2019 @ 9:56 at 9:56
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    Just great. Now Israel will have to contend with Russian weaponry, not just from Turkey and Iran, but from the Gulf States as well. So much for Bibi’s supposed negotiations with the Russians and the Sunni states. You really believe that the Saudis will be content to “defend” against just the Shiites? Get real.

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    • Apr 11, 2019 @ 12:50 at 12:50
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      Was gibt es? Algeria, Azerbaijan, Iraq and Syria already have it.

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  • Apr 11, 2019 @ 13:58 at 13:58
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    Is this system like the notorious KATYUSHA ?

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  • Apr 11, 2019 @ 17:15 at 17:15
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    The bear will descend from the North.

    They lose in the end.

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  • Apr 11, 2019 @ 23:04 at 23:04
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    Russia needs $$$, and lots of it ! So V.V. Putin will do anything and everything to get it !

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  • Apr 12, 2019 @ 5:51 at 5:51
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    S-400 air defense systems are the problem.
    USA threatened to not sell Turkey the F-35 for taking deliver of the Russian made missile system.
    It will be interesting to see of they do the same for the Saudi’s.

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  • Apr 12, 2019 @ 6:06 at 6:06
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    S-400 air defense systems are the problem.
    USA threatened to not sell Turkey the F-35 for taking deliver of the Russian made missile system.
    It will be interesting to see of they do the same for the Saudi’s…

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