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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

Qatar, Britain, security partnership and Eurofighter Typhoon (40 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Qatari Minister of State for Defence Affairs Major-General Hamad Bin Ali Al-Atiyyah paid a visit this week to Britain during which he met with British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. The following 482-word report sheds light on the meeting and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns security and military partnership between both countries and the subject of the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Latest Newswires

Qatar, Britain, security partnership and Eurofighter Typhoon (40 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Qatari Minister of State for Defence Affairs Major-General Hamad Bin Ali Al-Atiyyah paid a visit this week to Britain during which he met with British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. The following 482-word report sheds light on the meeting and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns security and military partnership between both countries and the subject of the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Saudi Arabia, Britain, security and strategic cooperation (40 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Nayef Bin Abdulaziz, who also acts as 2nd Deputy PM and Interior Minister, paid this week a visit to Britain during which he met with PM David Cameron and Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. The following 434-word report sheds light on his talks there and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns security and strategic cooperation between both countries.

Libya set to buy USD 1bn worth of military equipment (35 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The Pentagon is said to have agreed in principle to go ahead with a project to get the Libyan Army supplied with weapons and military equipment worth around USD 1bn. The following 386-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the project and what about the required equipment.

Kuwait Interior Ministry, plans to buy fast intervention boats (30 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Kuwaiti PM Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak is said to have approved a project to set up a coastal assault unit in favor of the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry. The following 303-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the project and how many fast intervention boats the project suggests buying for the unit. [Partly reproduced in Tactical Weekly (Issue No 22/09 – February 27, 2015)]

Qatar: Emir Tamim, Obama, F-35 and strategic partnership (45 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani met yesterday (February 24, 2015) with US President Barack Obama at the White House. The following 460-word report sheds light on the meeting and tells what about the outcome, notably on concerns the F-35 issue and the security and strategic relationship between both countries. [Partly reproduced in Tactical Weekly (Issue No 22/09 – February 27, 2015)]