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September 30, 1990 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Brazil's arms industry, once the biggest in the Third World but now in deep financial trouble, desperately needs new business. So as Saudi Arabia stocks up on military equipment, Brazil is hoping for a share of the sales. But with the United States dominating the Saudi arms market, Brazilian prospects there seem uncertain at best. Engesa, a Brazilian company that builds armored vehicles, has been trying to close a $2.2-billion deal to provide Saudi Arabia with 318 Osorio battle tanks.
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September 30, 1990 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Brazil's arms industry, once the biggest in the Third World but now in deep financial trouble, desperately needs new business. So as Saudi Arabia stocks up on military equipment, Brazil is hoping for a share of the sales. But with the United States dominating the Saudi arms market, Brazilian prospects there seem uncertain at best. Engesa, a Brazilian company that builds armored vehicles, has been trying to close a $2.2-billion deal to provide Saudi Arabia with 318 Osorio battle tanks.
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