U.S. Approves $11 Billion Saudi Buy of Lockheed Littoral Ships

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  • Congress notified of planned sale of four of the new vessels
  • Obama working to assure Gulf allies after Iran nuclear deal

The Pentagon has notified Congress of a planned sale to Saudi Arabia of as many as four Littoral Combat Ships made by Lockheed Martin Corp. for $11.25 billion, as the U.S. works to bolster defenses of its Gulf allies after the nuclear deal with Iran.

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