First test for the Umkhonto IR missile in Algeria

Umkhonto

Today, 05 December 2019, a Meko A200 frigate belonging to Algerian naval forces conducted an anti-aircraft missile test, by firing one south African Umkhonto IR.

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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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The Chinese anti-stealth DWL 002 detection system deployed in Algeria

During a visit on the ground of the Algerian Chief of Staff, Ahmed Gaid-Salah, the public could discover the Chinese ELINT system DWL 002 of the Chinese manufacturer CETC.

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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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United Arab Emirates Announces Intention to Procure Additional GlobalEye from Saab

Saab

The United Arab Emirates announced today, at the Dubai Airshow, that they intend to conclude a contract amendment for the purchase of two additional GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft from Saab.

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The Middle-East in the heart of the Moscow Non-proliferation Conference 2019

From our correspondant in Russia : Necer Edine Ziouani The Moscow Non-proliferation Conference in its fourth edition was the place to be for three days to follow the debate on nuclear energy, disarmament and non-proliferation.

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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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