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Congress still has to approve the deal.

Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter, is leading the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers including Russian Federation in paring output under a deal that helped propel oil into a bull market in September.

Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation spokeswoman Maria Vorobyova said that Moscow and Riyadh reached agreements on the supply of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as Kornet-EM anti-tank missile systems, TOS-1A "Buratino" heavy flame systems, AGS-30 grenade launchers and Kalashnikov AK-103 assault rifles.

The department said the sale of the equipment to the Saudi people would help provide a balance to a relatively unstable environment in the Gulf and to help the United States forces enlarge its allied grip on the region. "(But) contacts to implement this contract have been very positive and have had very good preliminary results".

U.S. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey also has plans to buy the S-400 system instead of the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS), which is jointly built by Lockheed as well as German and Italian defense companies.

In addition to THAAD, Saudi Arabia has previously announced plans to purchase $110 billion in new defense equipment from USA suppliers to protect its citizens.

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"Many important issues were considered during the meeting between King Salman bin Abdulaziz and [Russian] President Vladimir Putin".

The S-400 is a very capable missile-defense system, somewhat comparable to the US's MIM-104 Patriot, according to CSIS.

Iran, whose hostile behaviour has got the USA and Saudi Arabia concerned recently, also happens to have one of the biggest ballistic missile programs in the Middle East.

A interceptor missile is launched from a THAAD battery in this Defense Department photo.

Lockheed shares closed up 0.3% on the stock market today, still within buy range.

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