Britain's BAE Systems posted a 3 percent fall in first half profit, hit by a delay in the completion of a key deal with Saudi Arabia as well as lower spending by European and American military.
Siemens Energy said it has secured an 100 million euros ($130 million) order from Alfanar Construction Company and Saudi Services for Electromechanic Works (SSEM) to supply gas turbine packages at its power plant in Hail.
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French defence firm Thales on Friday dismissed reports that it had lost a $1 billion bid to supply a border surveillance system to Saudi Arabia, but took a swipe at prices offered by rivals.
France has been battling for years to land a wid