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Friday, October 10, 2014 21st Year, No 21/41 (75 credits)


Front Page - Qatar: F-16 and F-35 *

News Briefs – Page 2
Algeria: ALF, Artillery and vehicles *
Iraq: Candidates for Interior Ministry
KSA: RSLF and UGVs
Qatar: CBRN protection equipment
UAE: UAELF and fuel trucks *

Markets – Page 3
KSA: SANG, Tetra communication system
Qatar: Coast Guard, command and control ship *
UAE: UAEAF, F-35 aircraft *

Focus – Page 4
KSA:
King Abdullah, health problems, crisis cell on alert *


Tactical Newswires

Saudi King Abdullah, Prince Muqrin and transition of power (40 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Saudi King Abdullah is said to have met last week with Saudi Crown Prince Salman and Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin in his palace in Jeddah to discuss matters related to the transition of power and the succession issue. The following 438-word report sheds light on the meeting and tells what about the outcome.

Latest Newswires

UAE Interior Ministry, fast intervention force and Panhard VBL (30 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

UAE Interior Minister Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is said to have approved the project to set up a new fast intervention force under the command of Abu Dhabi Police. The following 326-word report sheds more light on the subject and tells what about the options for the required vehicles and what about the Panhard VBL.

UAE: Wiqaya project, CBRN suppliers of detectors and UGVs (35 credits)

Posted on: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

The General Staff of the UAE Armed Forces is said to have drawn up a shortlist of suppliers of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) detectors and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) within the context of the Wiqaya (Prevention) project. The following 321-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the list of CBRN suppliers of detectors and UGVs and what work those suppliers have to do.

Iraq, France, armament and armored vehicles (30 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Iraqi PM Haider Al-Abadi is said to have met with newly-appointed Defence Minister Khaled Al-Obeidi to discuss with him the military procurement priorities at the Iraqi Defence Ministry. The following 360-word report sheds light on the meeting and tells what about the outcome, notably on what concerns plans to procure military equipment and armored vehicles from France.

Saudi King Abdullah, Prince Muqrin and transition of power (40 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Saudi King Abdullah is said to have met last week with Saudi Crown Prince Salman and Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin in his palace in Jeddah to discuss matters related to the transition of power and the succession issue. The following 438-word report sheds light on the meeting and tells what about the outcome.

Saudi King Abdullah and the situation in Yemen (40 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Saudi King Abdullah is said to have postponed his return from Jeddah to Riyadh for some while to closely follow the situation in Yemen in the light of the Houthi advance in the country. The following 492-word report sheds more light on how King Abdullah is dealing with the developments in Yemen and tells what about their repercussions on the situation in the Kingdom.