The attacks by Yemen’s Huti rebels have disturbed Saudi Arabia. Prince Salman, who has been troubled by frequent attacks on oil wells and petroleum plants, has taken the help of the British Army.The Independent, quoting the defence spokesman, wrote in the report that the gunner of the 16th Regiment Royal Artillery of the British Army was quietly deployed in oil fields in Saudi Arabia. To protect the oil wells from the drone attacks of the Huti rebels.
The defence spokesman said that after the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil production facilities on September 14, 2019, Britain has worked closely with the Saudi Defence Ministry and several international allies.
British Minister for Armed Forces James Heappey, also confirmed the report, stating that Britain had deployed giraffe radars to detect drones in Saudi.In addition, air defence command and control system were also deployed which were capable of firing short range air defence missiles and guns. The deployment was completely defensive.The UK has also spent a total of 840,360 pounds in this deployment.