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Friday, March 28, 2014 – 21st Year, No 21/13 (75 credits)


Front Page – KSA: Obama’s visit *

News Briefs – Page 2
KSA: MoI, CIA and Predator UAVs
Libya: Navy and Tarawa-class ships *
Oman: RNO and VTOL UAVs
Qatar: MoI and FLIR Systems
UAE: Egypt and Milan missiles

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: INCTF and 8x8 vehicles *
KSA: OCEA-built patrol boats *
Qatar: Armament cooperation with France *

Focus – Page 4
KSA: Sawari III naval programme *


Tactical Newswires

Saudi Prince Bandar, resignation and health condition (50 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Saudi King Abdullah issued on 15/4/14 a royal decree by which he accepted the resignation of Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz from his position as Chief of General Intelligence and tasked his Deputy General Yusef Bin Ali Idrisi to act as Chief of General Intelligence in his place. The following 472-word report sheds light on Prince Bandar’s resignation and tells what about his health condition.

Latest Newswires

Saudi Prince Bandar, resignation and health condition (50 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Saudi King Abdullah issued on 15/4/14 a royal decree by which he accepted the resignation of Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz from his position as Chief of General Intelligence and tasked his Deputy General Yusef Bin Ali Idrisi to act as Chief of General Intelligence in his place. The following 472-word report sheds light on Prince Bandar’s resignation and tells what about his health condition.

Libya Army, MaxxPro and vehicles with gun turrets (30 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

The Libyan Defence Ministry is said to be in contact with the Pentagon on a project to buy 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles fitted out with gun turrets. The following 316-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the contact with the contact and what about the 4x4 MaxxPro mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicle.

UAE: Sheikh Mohammad, EDT, Nimr and 8x8 tender (40 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

The Emirates Defence Technology (EDT) is said to have achieved a first prototype of the Nimr 8x8 wheeled vehicle. The following 414-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the tests and what about the impact on the shortlisted bidders for an Emirati tender for 600 8x8 wheeled combat vehicles.

Saudi Army, General Staff and M3A3 Bradley tests (35 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

The General Staff of the Saudi Armed Forces is said to have new remarks on the field tests which were done in the Kingdom earlier this year on the M3A3 Bradley tracked fighting vehicle. The following 351-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about these remarks and what about its appreciation of the vehicle.

Saudi King Abdullah, Prince Salman and S-400 (40 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Saudi Vice-Minister of Defence Prince Salman Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz is said to have provided Saudi King Abdullah with a file about the Saudi-Russian contacts on a deal for the Russian-made S-400 air defence missile system. The following 428-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the Saudi-Russian contacts on the system and what about the Saudi appreciation of the system.