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Friday, February 20, 2015 22nd Year, No 22/08 (75 credits)


Front Page – UAE: Airstrikes against Daesh

News Briefs – Page 2
Algeria: Mountain Brigade, 4x4 vehicles *
KSA: SFHU, MRAP vehicles
Kuwait: Italy, Eurofighter and M-346
Oman: RNO and landing crafts *
Qatar: QAG, UAVs and surveillance systems *

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: Navy, Navantia and patrol boats *
KSA: RSLF and C4ISR related systems
UAE: IDEX, Patria and 8x8 tender *

Focus – Page 4
Bahrain: King Hamad and Eurofighter deal *


Friday, February 13, 2015 22nd Year, No 22/07 (75 credits)


Front Page - KSA: Submarines

News Briefs – Page 2
Algeria: US Africom and Predator UAVs
Bahrain: Royal Guard, fast patrol boats *
Iraq: Plans to buy 500 4x4 vehicles
Kuwait: KAF, Eurofighter and MBDA missiles
UAE: France, Egypt and Rafale deal

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: UAE and Mirage 2000-9 donation *
KSA: RSLF, Griffon and Jaguar 6x6 *
Kuwait: Emergency boats for Civil Defence *

Focus – Page 4
KSA: RSNF, LCS and DDG-51 *


Tactical Newswires

Saudi King Salman, Erdogan, relationship and Egypt issue (45 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Saudi King Salman received Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 2/3/15 in his palace in Riyadh in the presence of high-ranking Saudi officials. The following 444-word report sheds light on the talks and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Turkey and the relationship between Turkey and Egypt.

Latest Newswires

Kuwait: Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah, Fallon and fight against Daesh (30 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Kuwaiti Defence Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah received British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon earlier this week in his office in Kuwait. The following 392-word report sheds light on the talks and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns the fight against Daesh and training men of the Syrian Opposition.

Libya: General Haftar, armament, suppliers and equipment (40 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Recently-appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan Army General Khalifa Haftar is said to have assured his commanders at a first meeting with them that he is going to do his best to acquire new weapons and military equipment for the Libyan Army. The following 382-word report sheds more light on his position and tells what about the equipment he intends to buy and what about his list of suppliers.

Saudi King Salman, Erdogan, relationship and Egypt issue (45 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Saudi King Salman received Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 2/3/15 in his palace in Riyadh in the presence of high-ranking Saudi officials. The following 444-word report sheds light on the talks and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Turkey and the relationship between Turkey and Egypt.

Saudi Prince Mohammad and his plans for the military industry (45 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz is said to be dissatisfied with the slow progress of the Saudi military industries. The following 408-word report sheds more light on his position and tells what about his assessment of the Saudi military industry and what about his plans to make it grow as fast as possible.

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and RBAF aircraft procurement project (40 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Assistant Commander of the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) Air Vice-Marshal Sheikh Mohammad Bin Salman Al Khalifa is said to have visited Riyadh last month to hold contacts over the RBAF aircraft procurement project. The following 422-word report sheds light on his contacts and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns the Eurofighter Typhoon.