A 30 member French delegation of state and military officials is in Lebanon to finalize the list of military equipment that should be provided by France under the $3 billion Saudi Arabian grant that was finalized earlier this month, An-Nahar newspaper reported on Wednesday
An-Nahar revealed that the list of equipment includes two kinds of helicopters, two kinds of military battleships and several ground-to-ground and air-to-air missiles in addition to short and medium-range missiles.
The Saudi grant which was first announced last year December, aims to boost the army as it struggles to contain a rising tide of violence linked to the civil war in Syria.
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