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Egypt: French intelligence involved in a major scandal

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It is scandal that was revealed by the investigative NGO Disclose and that directly accuses the French Directorate of Military Intelligence (DRM) of complicity in extrajudicial executions against Egyptian smugglers. An affair that lasted five years that demonstrates the ambiguous relations between Paris and Cairo on the background of arms contracts.

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Tunisia to receive more US military aid in 2022

In seven years Tunisia will have used a total of 757 million dollars from the U.S. military and security cooperation program, a considerable contribution for a Ministry of Defense whose budget is around 1.2 billion dollars.

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Locally built Tejas in Egypt?

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, the Indian state-owned group that manufactures the LCA Tejas fighter, has offered to set up manufacturing unit for a light fighter on its soil in the framework of a contract for the acquisition of the small multi-role 4th generation fighter. Egypt could repeat the experience of the K-8 Karakoroum, which is manufactured locally with Chinese assistance.

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Nebo-M radar is a menace to stealth aircraft – developer

Russia’s Nebo-M radars can detect advanced aircraft, including F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II of the United States, Almaz-Antey Director General Yan Novikov said[1].

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Egypt recieved its second FREMM from Italy

The Egyptian Navy has received its second FREMM frigate, ENS Bernees, from Italy. The ship arrived at the military port of Alexandria on April 14th. ENS Bernees ex-Emilio Bianchi succeeds ENS Al Galala (ex Spartaco Schergat), received on December 31, 2020.

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

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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

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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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