Urgent: Crash of a Gendarmerie helicopter near Nâama

We have little information at the moment but it seems that the crash of the A355 Ecureuil of the National Gendarmerie took place at the end of the day between Nâama and Mechria in the extreme west of Algeria. The pilot and the Co-pilot died and a passenger sustained heavy injures and was evacuated to the hospital. The home base ...

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UAE will build remote controlled Ka 226T helicopters

According to the annual financial report of the company Russian Helicopters, the United Arab Emirates will begin production under license of the Ka 226T helicopter in its unmanned version. The O.V.Uspenskogo research center has engaged in the development of a remotely controllable avionics suite for the transformation of the small Kamov transport helicopter. Named ESA-In, it will be able to emulate ...

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Mega tank deal for Egypt?

Nothing official yet but according to Altyn73, who is very active on Russian social networks and who is behind a number of exclusivities, it looks like Egypt is about to order between 400 and 500 T90MS tanks, Including a number of kits forf local assembly fromUralvagonzavod in Russia. The Egyptian army has more than 1,100 Abrams M1A1 tanks assembled locally and several hundreds ...

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Tunisian army adds stamina to its anti-terror forces with th Edjer Yalçin MRAP

The contract was signed a few months ago but according to photos pubihed by  Tunisiadefnews website, the first 4×4 armored vehicles Edjer Yalçin manufactured by Nurol Makina, entered service. The contract would cover 70 units equipped with teleoperated turrets. This MRAP can safely transport up to 11 soldiers and reach the speed of 120 Km / h. The Turkish industrial ...

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Will Libyan army restore the mighty Mig 25?

The video shared yesetrday shows the will of Libyan National Army to overhaul and restore some of the old Mig 25 interceptors stored in Al Juffrah Air Base. It seems that some ukrainien or russian technicians are already working on that. The real question is the use of the Mach 3 interceptor in the actual context in Libya, where the need ...

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Egypt to recieve Antey 2500 missile systems

Russia is starting deliveries for the air defence system Antey 2500, also known as S300 VM, to Egypt, as shown by a picture hred by Milinfolive on the russian ocial network VK. Egypt will be officially the fist export client for this advanced system that can intercept and destroy aircrafts and missiles (including balistic ones) in large radius area. Three ...

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Exclusive! First picture of an egyptian Mig29/35

Photo Credit Dmitri TEREKHOV   Today was the first appearance of en egyptian Mig29/35. The picture showing the Mig in sand colors with the egyptian markings and 811 as a serial number, was taken in Jukhovsky airbase south of Moscow. Egypt ordered 42 Mig29/35 the first deliveries are expected on Q2 2017. Stay tuned for more pictures tomorrow April 1st ...

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Rheinmetall at the 20th European Police Congress – the right partner for 21st century security forces

The 20th European Police Congress takes place this year from 21 to 22 February in Berlin. A high-tech enterprise dedicated to meeting the future imperatives of security and mobility, Rheinmetall is presenting a number of its Public Security products at this high-profile event. Cross-border organized crime, uncontrolled illegal migration, new threats in cyber space, the misuse of modern technology for ...

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Kalashnikov Group transfer to private investors approved by Management Board of Rostec State Corporation

Press release Moscow, February 7th, 2017 Kalashnikov Group transfer to private investors approved by Management Board of Rostec State Corporation The sale of the Kalashnikov Group shares to Andrey Bokarev and Alexey Krivoruchko was put forward to the consideration of the Supervisory Board with the approval of the Management Board of the State Corporation Rostec. It is noted that the ...

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A new military coalition in the Sahel region

By Scott Morgan Just how bad is the current security situation in the Sahel? We don’t generally hear about the situation in the region until one Islamist Group launches an attack against either Government troops of one of the States or a Western Interest in the region. For example recent attacks in Mali [1]and Burkina Faso[2] generated substantial press coverage. ...

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