What future for Kurdistan?

One of the areas of concern when it comes to the issue of Religious Liberty has to be Iraq. The series of events that was initiated by the 2003 invasion by the United States which led to the overthrow of Saddam Hussein and the Baathist power structure to the current Shia dominated Government has led Religious Minorities in fear for ...

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Brazil to Join UN Mission in Central African Republic, MINUSCA

Brazil will join the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), the UN announced. This is an important decision for the South American nation, as Brasilia looks to maintain a high profile in UN peace operations. This also shows an increased interest in Africa as well perhaps to counterbalance western interests. What remains to be ...

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Leonardo M60 tank upgrade

At BIDEC 2017, Leonardo presents the M60A3 overhaul and upgrade programme, which provides fleet operators with a cost-effective opportunity to enhance the performance of the platform and make it adequate to the requirements of the modern scenarios. Lethality, mobility and crew survivability are significantly improved through a modular solution which integrates a new 120/45 mm main gun with a state-of-the-art ...

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Rostec and AECC CAE agree upon the development of an engine for a long-range wide-body aircraft (LRWBA/C929)

​ Beijing, 20 September 2017   The United Engine Corporation (UEC, part of Rostec State Corporation), as part of Aviation Expo China 2017, has signed a memorandum with the Chinese  company AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co., Ltd. (AECC CAE). The Memorandum determines the objectives and main principles of interaction in the joint development of a gas turbine engine for a prospective long ...

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Algeria will recieve BMPT-72 in 2018

We were the firsts in 2013 to reveau that the algerian army was very in the BMPT Terminator Tank to reinforce the firepower of its armored componant. At that time the ANP was testing the armored support vehicle in its testing facility in Hassi Bahbah, South of the capital. A Pravda article published yesterday confirmed the existence of a contract ...

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Su 35s for Indonesian Airforces

State-owned Rostec Corporation and the Indonesia owned Enterprises State Trading company, PT.PPI signed a memorandum on cooperation. The document was signed by Deputy CEO Igor Zavyalov on behalf of Rostec and Export Import Senior Advisor Andi Killang Pakkanna Malaka on behalf of Indonesia owned Enterprises State Trading company, PT.PPI. The signing ceremony was attended by Gleb Nikitin, Deputy Minister for ...

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Algeria restarts negociations on Su 32

The Algerian delegation that visited MAKS reportedly discussed the subject of the Sukhoi 32 bomber, which command was put to sleep for more than a year. Algeria had expressed the need to acquire at least one squadron of Su 32, which is the export version of the Su 34. This order was ment to prepare the withdrawal of Su 24 ...

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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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