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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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A New FTO Designation in the Works?

  The newly minted 115th Congress is off to an interesting start. While most people are focused on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act there is a quiet movement behind the scenes to address Terrorism. Currently there are two pieces of legislation that have been introduced that seeks to address a long standing foe of the United States. The ...

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Press Release: Fresh success for Rheinmetall simulation technology in the MENA region

Rheinmetall’s Simulation and Training unit has won another important order in the Middle East-North Africa region. A customer country has contracted with the Düsseldorf-based high-tech Group to modernize and expand an existing live training facility. The order is worth just under €10 million, already included in the Group’s recently presented nine-month figures. Rheinmetall will supply state-of-the-art hardware and software components ...

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First picture of an iraqi T-50 Golden Eagle

Iraqi air force are about to receive a supersonic South Korean advanced trainer T50IQ. A picture taken in South Korea show the trainer in Iraqi delivery theme with the serial IQAF5002, which it seems as an indication, that a first aircraft has been built already. Negociation for the T50 bagan in 2009, KAI, the T50’s conceptor paricipated in the tender in ...

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The Issues that Turkey struggle with

The recent attack on the airport in Istanbul can be seen as evidence of just how frail security is in Turkey.  The problem is that most analysts will have a knee jerk reaction in stating what the root causes of the tensions that affect the country are. The initial reaction is to focus on the Southeastern Part of the Country. ...

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Self-protection systems for tanks gone live in Syria

As part of analysis of the data from the field, from the war in Syria, to which we will devote a long record in the near future, we wanted to address a critical issue, The self-protection systems for vehicles in Syria. The war in Syria has been a disaster for the armored vehicles division of the Syrian Arab Army who ...

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