Crash of a Su 30 fighter in Algeria

A Sukhoi 30 fighter bomber from the 121st Fighter Squadron crashed in this evening during a routine exercise near a village called Mechta Draa Tafza district of Ain Zitoun, wilaya of Oum El Bouaghi, in the north-east of Algeria. The pilot and the navigator unfortunately did not survive the accident. This is the first time that an aircraft of this ...

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Algeria is the first export client for the Russian Su-57 stealth fighter and the Su-34 bomber

Su-57

It is now almost official, Algeria has inked a contract for the acquisition of 14 Su-57 stealth fighters and becomes the first customer to whom the manufacturer Sukhoi will export this more advanced Russian fighter.

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M-ION a portable explosives and radioactive material detection system

M-ION

We met them at the Milipol show in Paris late November, the Russian company TSNK proposes a handheld detector for explosives, narcotics and radioactive materials that gives results after seconds.

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First test for the Umkhonto IR missile in Algeria

Umkhonto

Today, 05 December 2019, a Meko A200 frigate belonging to Algerian naval forces conducted an anti-aircraft missile test, by firing one south African Umkhonto IR.

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Some MENA countries are facing the counter-stealth challenge

Twenty years ago, on March 27, 1999, Lt.colonel Zoltàan Dani, commander of the 3rd Battalion of the 250 th Air Defense Missile Brigade of the Yugoslav Army, gave the order to his weapons commander, Lt.colonel. Đorđe Aničić to launch a volley of missiles from a well-hidden SA-3 Pechora air defense system.

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The Chinese anti-stealth DWL 002 detection system deployed in Algeria

During a visit on the ground of the Algerian Chief of Staff, Ahmed Gaid-Salah, the public could discover the Chinese ELINT system DWL 002 of the Chinese manufacturer CETC.

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Russia proposes an end to end solution for anti UAS protection to the counties of the MENA region

Russia is proposing the countries of the Middle-East and North Africa region to significantly enforce its air defense system (AD). Protection against ballistic missile attacks can be assured by S-400 ADMS.

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US surveillance balloons for Tunisia

According to the journalist Philippe Chapleau from the website “Lignes de défense”, Tunisia could obtain observation balloons from the United States.

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