"Lockheed Martin Corporation Missiles and Fire Control [of] Dallas, Texas is being… contract… to… Saudi Arabia. The total estimated value of this contract is $945,900,000," the release said on Monday. "[T]he contractor will provide Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)."
The $15 billion deal was seen as paving the way for the sale of 44 THAAD launchers, missiles and equipment. The deal has been aggressively lobbied by the White House, including a personal telephone exchange between President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz.