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Two Ukrainian Il76 destroyed in an air strike in Libya

Two Il76s belonging to the Ukrainian air cargo company, Europe Air, were destroyed two days ago on the ground while on the tarmac at Al Juffrah airbase in Libya.

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Egypt will modernize its Chaparral AA Defense launchers

The Egyptian military will receive the help of ProjectXYZ Inc., a company specializing in obsolescence management and modernization of weapons systems, to modernize its M48A3 Chaparral anti-aircraft launchers.

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Egypt receives 930 US surplus MRAPS and orders 1,000 more

After receiving 930 MRAP armored transport vehicles from the US Army surplus, Egypt is about to order a thousand vehicles from the same source.

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Morocco seeks to obtain two surplus C-130s from the United States

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the US Congress was notified on 18 July by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DCSA) for a proposal to finance two surplus C-130Hs for the needs of the Moroccan Air Force. This donation of surplus devices is part of the Excess Defense Articles Program.

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Is Morocco dedicating some of its F16 for anti ship missions?

The Moroccan army has received 6 US anti-ship missiles AGM / RGM / UGM-84 Harpoon in 2017, according to the United Nations Register of Conventional Weapons UNROCA.

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Egypt to order Buyan Class corvettes in 2017

This is suggested by Zelenodolsk’s Shpyard annual activity report, which manufactures this type of corvette. “Интерес к поставке кораблей проекта 21632 в различных модификациях проявили Инозаказчики 818, 795.” This could translate into interest in 21632 corvettes type expressed by clients 818 and 795 which are Egypt and Turkmenistan. The footnote further states that the interest relates to a modified version ...

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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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