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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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Will Libyan army restore the mighty Mig 25?

The video shared yesetrday shows the will of Libyan National Army to overhaul and restore some of the old Mig 25 interceptors stored in Al Juffrah Air Base. It seems that some ukrainien or russian technicians are already working on that. The real question is the use of the Mach 3 interceptor in the actual context in Libya, where the need ...

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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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