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Egypt, officially first client for the Sukhoi 35 in the MEA region

Su-35

CAIRO / N / AF / ROSOBORONEXPORT / 2018/10 (P / 1781811151143) as of 19/03/2018, This is the title of the contract between Egypt and Russia for the supply of a number of Su-35 fighters from Sukhoi to the Egyptian air forces.

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Tunisia will boost its COIN capacity with AT-6C Wolverine Light Attack Aircrafts

AT-6C

According to Scramble Magazine, On 25 February 2020, the US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya Tunisia could acquire four to twelve COIN aircrafts from Textron.

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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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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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Maintenance & service centers for Pantsir-S1 for the MENA region

Pantsir

Russian JSC NPO High-Precision Complexes is planning to create abroad a network of service centers for MRO and modernization of Pantsir-S1 air defense systems, the relevant talks are going on.

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Morroco to recieve 36 Apache-E helicopters

The US government has given the green light for a possible sale of 36 AH-64E attack helicopters to the benefit of the Moroccan Air Force at a cost of 4.25 billion dollars. The order would be for 24 chooper batch with 12 optional aircrafts, 551 Hellfire AGM-114R missiles, 60 A M-114L Hellfire, 588 Hydra rocket laser precision kits and AIM-92H ...

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Egypt to invest 554 million dollars to maintain its american naval vessels

The United States (US) has approved Egypt’s request to provide Follow on Technical Support (FOTS) for its naval ships for $554million.

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