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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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Nigeria: What should the Focus be Placed On?

President Buhari  has entered his second year as President of Nigeria. He has inherited a Country that was in crisis for certain. The Country has been plagued by corruption and poor governance for years. Both of these issues came to light during the Boko Haram issue that cost Goodluck Jonathan his job as President. A recent survey conducted among Nigerians ...

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Preview of Upcoming Events?

        There is an issue in Africa when it comes to the Electoral Process. There are at this time a series of Elections taking place on the Continent. But there is an underlying problem that is raising its head in several Countries such as Congo-Brazzaville. That problem is a long serving President ruling a Country with a Majority of the ...

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Could ISIS be forming a New Cell in Central Africa?

by  Scott A Morgan Within the last couple of weeks there have been a couple of stories that have raised the interest of CT Analysts regarding the situation in Central Africa. In late January Rwandan Authorities acting on a tip raided a mosque in Kigali. The raid yielded some interesting news.[1] First the Deputy Imam was actually shot and killed ...

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