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May 20, 2017 / 12:15 PM / in 2 months

REFILE-US-Saudi arms deal includes plan to assemble 150 Blackhawks in Saudi Arabia-official

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RIYADH, May 20 (Reuters) - A U.S.-Saudi arms deal to be signed on Saturday includes a pledge to assemble 150 Lockheed Martin Blackhawk helicopters in Saudi Arabia, an official statement about the deal said.

The $6 billion deal for Blackhawks is expected to result in about 450 jobs in Saudi Arabia, the statement said. (Reporting by Steve Holland, editing by Louise Heavens)

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