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Friday, April 10, 2015 22nd Year, No 22/15 (75 credits)


Front Page –
Iran
: Naval presence near Yemen *

News Briefs – Page 2
Algeria: Maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) *
Bahrain: Eurofighter deal
Iraq: Military vehicles from Turkey *
KSA: RSLF and EC645 T2 helicopters
UAE: Naval cooperation with Tunisia

Markets – Page 3
KSA: Plans to buy 8x8 IFVs *
Kuwait: Plans to buy frigates *
UAE: More obstacles to F-35 deal

Focus – Page 4
KSA: Decisive Storm operation in Yemen *


Friday, April 3, 2015 22nd Year, No 22/14 (75 credits)


Front Page – UAE: Relationship with KSA *

News Briefs – Page 2
Bahrain: BDF and MRAP vehicles
Iraq: Obstacles to acquire MRAPs *
KSA: RSADF and anti-jamming systems
Kuwait: Coast Guard and UAVs
Oman: RAO, Infantry and MRAPs *

Markets – Page 3
KSA: F-15 and air-to-ground missiles *
Qatar: Eurofighter deal
UAE: Possible reactivation of Rafale deal *

Focus – Page 4
KSA: Prince Mohammad, first battle, first challenge *


Friday, March 27, 2015 22nd Year, No 22/13 (75 credits)


Front Page –
KSA
: Military intervention in Yemen

News Briefs – Page 2
Bahrain: National Guard and UAVs
KSA: RSNF Western Fleet *
Qatar: Libyan Army armament plans *
UAE: Coast Guard and CB-90 crafts
Yemen: Houthi preparations for war

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: Mirage 2000-9 purchase plans *
KSA: Naval Cooperation with Spain *
Qatar: Eurofighter deal *

Focus – Page 4
KSA: RSNF, LCS and destroyers *


Tactical Newswires

UAE, Saudi Arabia and the Yemen issue (45 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan paid a visit yesterday (26/4/15) to the King Fahd Airbase in Al-Taif governorate where he was welcomed by Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz and commanders of the joint forces taking part in the Saudi-led military operations in Yemen. The following 531-word report sheds light on the political reasons behind his visit and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns the Yemen issue.

Latest Newswires

UAE, Saudi Arabia and the Yemen issue (45 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan paid a visit yesterday (26/4/15) to the King Fahd Airbase in Al-Taif governorate where he was welcomed by Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz and commanders of the joint forces taking part in the Saudi-led military operations in Yemen. The following 531-word report sheds light on the political reasons behind his visit and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns the Yemen issue.

Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Yemen issue (40 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

The Iranian initiative to settle the situation in Yemen is said to be still facing rejection from the Saudi side, notably from Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal and Defence Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz. The following 488-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the position in Tehran and what about the Saudi main condition to stop the airstrikes in Yemen.

Iraq: PM Abadi, Obama and list of orders for military vehicles (40 credits)

Posted on: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Iraqi PM Haider Al-Abadi is said to have submitted to US President Barack Obama a list of orders for different types of military vehicles and this during his meeting with him last week at the White House. The following 326-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the list. [Partly reproduced in Tactical Weekly (Issue No 22/17 – April 24, 2015)]

Oman: RAO reactivates plans to buy light combat vehicles (30 credits)

Posted on: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The command of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO) has reactivated a project to buy 4x4 wheeled combat vehicles for the regiments of reconnaissance, engineering and military intelligence. The following 278-word report sheds light on the subject and tells how many vehicles the RAO command intends to buy and what about the preferred vehicles. [Briefly reproduced in Tactical Weekly (Issue No 22/17 – April 24, 2015)]

Iraq: PM Abadi, Obama, military vessels and shipbuilders (40 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Iraqi PM Haider Al-Abadi is said to have talked to US President Barack Obama about his plans to develop the Iraqi Navy when they met on 14/4/15 at the White House. The following 451-word report sheds light on his talks in this regard and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns Obama’s reaction, the required military vessels and the contacts with US shipbuilders. [Briefly reproduced in Tactical Weekly (Issue No 22/17 – April 24, 2015)]