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Air defence scheme, 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31
This file concerns the Saudi Arabian Air Defence Scheme (SAADS), where the Saudi Arabian Government signed a letter of intent, agreeing to buy aircrafts, training, maintenance and military equipment from three British companies overseen by HMG. These companies, known collectively as the Saudi Arabian Defence Consortium (SADC), are: British Aircraft Corporation Limited (BAC), the Associated Electrical Industries (AEI) and Airwork Services Limited.
Arms stockpile and their disposal: photographic sortie over Yemen, 1967
This file contains correspondence relating to: A telegram from W P Cranston in Jeddah to the Foreign Office on military developments, including reports on a number of raids by unidentified aircraft on 11, 12 and 13 May 1967, the difficulties of the Saudi Arabian radar system in picking up the enemy aircraft, as reported by the Saudi Arabian Army and Airwork Services Limited at Najran and Khamis Mushait respectively; the failure of the Saudi crew of a Hawk missile site at Jazan to engage two MiG aircraft; the presence of an Egyptian infantry brigade, supported by a tank regiment, at Midi