Explainer: What the F-35 sales to UAE could mean for the region
US to go ahead with sale of $23bn in advanced fighter jets and drones to the United Arab Emirates.
Published On 10 Dec 2020
The United States has agreed to sell 50 advanced stealth F-35 jet fighters and 18 Reaper armed drones to the United Arab Emirates.
On Wednesday, the US Senate defeated an effort to block the sale of $23bn in advanced fighter jets and drones.
The move has the potential to change the balance of power in the region.INTERACTIVE-UAE-ISRAEL DEAL-Reaper
Source: Al Jazeera