US Air Force says arms sales doubled in 2 years, more gains likely
Heidi Grant, deputy undersecretary of the Air Force for international affairs, told Reuters she expected further increases in coming years but it was difficult to project the exact level.
Grant said mounting pressure on the U.S. defence budget made it more important for U.S. allies to increase their ability to carry out intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, as well as aerial refueling.
The Air Force currently oversees 2,800 foreign military sales cases valued at $138 billion in 100 countries, Grant said.
"I see the caseload and the dollars continuing to increase," she said.
Voice of Russia, Reuters