(Fixes Qatar amount to million from billion)
WASHINGTON Dec 8 The U.S. State Department
notified Congress on Thursday of possible military sales to
Saudi Arabia worth $3.51 billion, to the United Arab Emirates
worth $3.5 billion and to Qatar for $781 million, the Pentagon
said in a statement.
The possible sale to UAE involves Apache AH-64E helicopters
and services; the Saudi Arabia sale is for CH-47F Chinook cargo
helicopters and related equipment; and the possible sale to
Qatar is for logistics support and spare engines and equipment
for C-17 aircraft, the statement said.
(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)