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US to sell $10.8 bln in missiles, bombs to Saudis, UAE

A US Navy ordnance handler pushes a Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) across the flight deck of the USS Kitty Hawk in northern Gulf waters on March 25, 2003The Pentagon said Thursday it plans to sell Washington's Gulf allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates $10.8 billion worth of missiles and munitions, including "bunker-buster" bombs. The move follows a series of US weapons deals in recent years that have bolstered the air power and missile arsenals of Gulf states, which view Iran as a menacing rival with nuclear ambitions.