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Regional Defense & Security News

Images which depict that IS fighters which are settled in Sinai, Egypt are using Sayyad-2 sniper rifle that was manufactured in Iran were uploaded on internet. Probably, these rifles were captured from military base of government forces in Syria and Irag. Sayyad-2 sniper rifle single-shot bolt action rifle: each round has to be loaded directly into the ejection port and...

Saab has received an order from TAURUS Systems GmbH for deliveries of components and hardware to the TAURUS KEPD 350 stand-off missile system. The order value amounts to approximately SEK 236 million and deliveries will take place during the period 2019-2020. The TAURUS KEPD 350 missile system is an advanced, modular stand-off missile system, with a range of more than...

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is organizing the Russian exhibit at the International Air and Space Fair FIDAE 2018. The exhibition is to held on April 3-8 in the territory of the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport, located in the vicinity of Santiago, Chili. The official Russian delegation at the show is headed by Deputy Director of...

Belarusian defense contractors will present their products during the Defense Services Asia 2018 expo, which is scheduled to take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 16-19 April. The joint Belarusian delegation will be led by the Committee’s First Deputy Chairman Igor Demidenko. The Belarusian stand will feature products by KB Radar, 140 Repair Plant, BelOMO, and...

Senop Oy has signed a contract with the Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS for the supply of the integrated command post shelters. The contract is a continuation for a long term co-operation between Kongsberg and Senop. The deliveries will take place in 2019. The total value of the contract is not published. The new contract emphasizes Senop´s high capability...

The Lithuanian Armed Forces signed a contract with Israel’s company this month on procuring five gap filler short-range air surveillance radars and logistic maintenance services. The radars are planned to be installed in Varėna, Švenčionys, Vilnius, Jurbarkas and Pagėgiai. Two of the radars are bought to compensate for the negatives impact wind farms developed in...

Within the framework of the maritime trainings Sea Star 2018 Turkish Navy frigates TCG Salihreis (F-246) and TCG Buyukada (F-512) docked in the Odesa port. The Ukrainian and Turkish parties held talks and focused on discussion of prospective cooperation between the two Navies and thanked each other for sustainable cooperation. The frigates will stay in Odessa until...

In line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and following the announcement of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crowne Prince, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Minster of Defense, to localize 50% of the total military spending by 2030, Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA)...

The Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, the Minister of National Defense of Turkey Nurettin Canikli and the Minister of Defense of Georgia Levan Izoria held a trilateral meeting in Giresun on March 31. Following the meeting, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of defense. During...