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Algeria to get 14 Su-57 fighters from Russia

Posted 25 November 2020

Algeria has reportedly signed a contract to purchase 14 Russian Su-57 fighters, becoming the first customer of the fifth-generation stealth jets outside Russia. Jay Menon reports.

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TAI partners Boeing for new Turkish thermoplastic facility

Posted 12 November 2020

Turkish Aerospace (TAI) has signed a partnership agreement with Boeing as part of a continued effort to develop high-tech products locally.

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UAE closer to nextgen fighter deal

Posted 11 November 2020

The UAE has edged closer to getting the F-35s it wants for its next generation fighter aircraft needs.

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Boeing secures $800m in Middle East training and support contracts

Posted 10 November 2020

Boeing has acknowledged three foreign military sales contracts with the U.S. Air Force for training services and support in the Middle East valued at more than $800 million.

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Algerian Air Force receives the first batch of MiG-29M/MiG-29M2

Posted 2 November 2020

The Algerian Air Force has received the first batch of MiG-29M/MiG-29M2 fighter aircraft from Russia, reports menadefense.net.

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Lockheed Martin interns showcase work to Tawazun and EDGE

Posted 21 October 2020

Emirati interns at Lockheed Martin recently showcased their work on advanced technology projects to senior UAE defence industry officials.

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Technology development vital for defending Grey Zone attacks says Qinetiq

Posted 30 September 2020

The development of emerging technologies must be accelerated to mitigate the growing threat of cyberattacks and asymmetric conflict, dubbed the grey zone, is the key finding of the new Confidence in Chaos

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Saab delivers second GlobalEye to the UAE

Posted 30 September 2020

Saab today delivered the second GlobalEye Swing Role Surveillance System to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Defence battles on

Posted 25 September 2020

Military aviation in the MENA area has not been entirely unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Base support contract for KBR at Prince Sultan Airbase

Posted 15 September 2020

Global services and solutions company KBR, (the merged businesses of Kellogg and Brown & Root) has been awarded a $93.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) for base operations services at the

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GAMI signs MoU with TVTC

Posted 27 August 2020

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) has signed an MoU with the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC).

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THC purchases 10 Airbus H125s

Posted 20 August 2020

The Helicopter Company (THC), which is fully owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters to purchase 10 H125 helicopters.

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Dassault Aviation keeps faith with its innovative strategy

Posted 24 July 2020

"Our strategy remains unchanged" - despite the effects of the crisis - "which are likely to be long-lasting as numerous economic sectors are impacted", announced Dassault Aviation CEO, Eric Trappier while presenting the 2020

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Phantom wing finally re-equipped with F-16s

Posted 23 July 2020

Egyptian and US military officers gathered at the formal re-opening of the fighter brigade at Cairo West Airport, which now operates the Block 52 F-16C/D.

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UAE signs support deal for GlobalEye

Posted 21 July 2020

The UAE has signed a support and maintenance agreement with Saab for the advanced airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) solution GlobalEye.

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Iran transfers recorders of shot-down aircraft to BEA

Posted 21 July 2020

Iran has transferred the recorders of the shot-down 737-800 over Tehran in January to French accident analysis bureau BEA.

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Egyptian fighters demonstrate buddy refuelling capabilities

Posted 16 July 2020

Egyptian Air Force Dassault Rafale and MIG-29M/M2 fighter aircraft conducted buddy-buddy aerial refuelling during the recent Qader-2020 military exercise.

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First Saudi F-15SR conversion flies

Posted 30 June 2020

Alsalam Aerospace Industries (AAI) has completed the first in-country conversion of an F-15S (Saudi) aircraft to F-15SA (Saudi advanced) standard, writes Jon Lake.

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Morocco confirms order for 24 Apache helicopters

Posted 26 June 2020

Morocco has confirmed an order for 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters making the North African country the 17th nation to operate the type. The deal is valued at $4.25 billion.

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Al Fursan roars in with support for UAE hospitals

Posted 26 June 2020

A sure sign that the UAE is shaking off the Covid crisis was signalled in the skies this week when the nation’s Air Force aerobatic team Al Fursan signalled the country’s thanks to its hospitals and medical staff.

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Houthi rebels target Riyadh for missile attack

Posted 23 June 2020

Saudi Arabia confirmed this morning that it had shot down a surface-to-surface missile (SSM) over the capital Riyadh, launched into the Kingdom from Yemen by Houthi rebels.

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Leading Edge

Posted 17 June 2020

Since its launch in November last year, advanced defence technology group, Edge, has maintained a high profile. A major sponsor at the Dubai Airshow, the group has taken part in a number of defence, aviation and recruitment events in the region. Jill Stockbridge spoke to CEO and

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Turkey celebrates as Bayraktar drone hits new milestone

Posted 16 June 2020

Turkey’s indigenous medium altitude long endurance (MALE) UAV, Bayraktar, has hit a major milestone as the country’s defence industry announced achieving 200,000 hours of operation.

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Baghdad Airport under rocket attack

Posted 16 June 2020

Baghdad Airport came under rocket attack early this morning. According to a statement from the Iraq military there were no casualties.

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Massive boost for Moroccan armed forces

Posted 11 June 2020

Morocco’s 2020 finance bill will increase in the kingdom’s national defense budget by 29% in 2020, allocating 45.438 billion Moroccan Dirham (MAD) (US $4.728 billion).

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GlobalData: NATO-Turkey ties may find new grounds as cooperation deepens

Posted 10 June 2020

Following the news regarding Turkey’s participation in Baltic Operations (BALTOPS 2020) exercise, Sourabh Banik, Aerospace & Defence Analyst at GlobalData.

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Lockheed Martin partners with TAQNIA to build satellite ground system for Saudi Arabia

Posted 8 June 2020

Following the successful launch and operation of Saudi Arabia’s newest commercial communications satellite, SaudiGeoSat-1 (SGS-1), Lockheed Martin has been selected to develop a new

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No stop to missile activity across Saudi borders

Posted 3 June 2020

While Covid 19 might have stopped flights it did not put any halt on the conflict between Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces and the Yemeni Houthi.

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$9.9 million pod spares for Saudi Arabia

Posted 29 May 2020

The US Defense Department has announced the award of a $9.9 million foreign military sales (FMS) contract to Collins Aerospace – a subsidiary of the United Technologies Corporation – for the “purchase of a necessary additional quantity” of parts

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A game of high spy - with Project Dolphin

Posted 22 May 2020

The UAE has been quietly overhauling and improving its intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities for some years. Jon Lake looks at the latest situation.

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Saudi F-15 fleet to be armed with SLAM-ER

Posted 20 May 2020

Boeing is restarting production of the stand-off land attack missile expanded response (SLAM-ER) following a request from Saudi Arabia.

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Lockheed Martin accelerate more payments to supply chain

Posted 20 May 2020

Lockheed Martin will again accelerate payments of US$300m to small critical suppliers. Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defence Analyst at GlobalData offers his view on Lockheed’s decision.

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Aussies pitch in to fight the terror threat

Posted 19 May 2020

Australia has been heavily involved in combatting the recent terrorist threats in the Middle East. Dave Oliver has been finding out more.

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Leonardo’s new jet trainer certified and ready for the global market

Posted 13 May 2020

Leonardo has announced that the DAAA (Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness), the Italian Ministry of Defence’s Certification Authority, has issued the "Initial Certification" for Leonardo's new

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Tactical Texans fit Tunisia to a T

Posted 11 May 2020

The US State Department has approved a possible $234 million foreign military sale (FMS) of 12 Textron Aviation Beechcraft T-6C Texan II trainers to Tunisia. Jon Lake reports.

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World-class start-up gives UAE nationals the Edge...

Posted 5 May 2020

Edge, a new UAE-based defence and technology company, launched in Abu Dhabi on November 5 with a suitably explosive, high-tech and high-profile reveal. Jill Stockbridge reports.

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New aircraft… now the race is on to train enough people

Posted 28 April 2020

Alan Warnes looks at air forces throughout the Middle East and explains why personnel training has now become an urgent priority for many of them.

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Airbus achieves world’s first fully automatic refuelling contacts

Posted 20 April 2020

Airbus has achieved the first ever fully automatic air-to-air refuelling (A3R) operation with a boom system.

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MQ-9A Reaper UAS makes first USMC operational flight in Middle East

Posted 17 April 2020

On 20th March 2020, US Marine Corps (USMC) pilots and sensor operators from Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) conducted their first operational flight of an MQ-9A Reaper Unmanned Aircraft System

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Boeing’s F-15 Qatar advanced jet completes successful first flight

Posted 14 April 2020

Boeing has successfully completed the first flight of the F-15QA fighter, the most advanced version of the jet ever manufactured. Developed for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF), the jet demonstrated its

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Move One extends Afghan aircraft handling projects

Posted 13 April 2020

As the largest foreign-owned freight forwarder in Afghanistan, Move One, which has an office in the UAE, has announced the extension of aircraft handling contracts on Bagram, Kandahar, and Kabul military airfields through 2025.

in Defence / Features

The smart Phoon

Posted 9 April 2020

Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft for Kuwait and Qatar will incorporate an advanced active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar that is claimed to be the most advanced in the world. Jon Lake reports.

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New squadron is Rafale prize for Qatar

Posted 7 April 2020

The Qatar Emiri Air Force has now received three batches of Dassault Rafales, totalling 15 aircraft, and the first squadron is working up at the new Tamim Air Base at Dukhan in western Qatar. Jon Lake reports.

in Defence

Raytheon Technologies Corporation goes live

Posted 5 April 2020

United Technology’s (UTC) and Raytheon completed their merger on April 3, forming one of the world’s largest aerospace and defence companies in a $135 billion deal.

in Defence / Features

Jordan aims to balance books with aircraft sale

Posted 3 April 2020

Jordan is holding something of a super sale of military aircraft that are surplus to its current requirements. David Oliver reports.

in Defence / Features

Pillar Hawk

Posted 31 March 2020

Locally-assembled BAE Hawks have become the first new Saudi-built fast jet aircraft to fly in home skies, marking a significant step forward for the kingdom’s aerospace industry. Jon Lake reports.

in Defence / Features

Saudi refines security after drone attacks

Posted 25 March 2020

Saudi Arabia’s northern oil refinery in Abqaiq and the Khurais oil field were the subject of a dramatic drone attack on September 14. Alan Warnes reports.

in Defence / Features

Libya’s deadly game of drones

Posted 19 March 2020

The war in Libya has international backers on opposing sides supporting their own interests. In the first conflict where unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are making up the bulk of the air operations, both sides have successfully attacked opposition aircraft.

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Dawn of the Red Sky

Posted 13 March 2020

Major ideology differences with Iran, simmering tension with Turkey in Libya, ongoing war in Yemen, disagreements between Qatar and other GCC members, and the ongoing fight against terrorism, means tension is never far away in the MENA region. Now a new private consortium

in Defence / People

EDGE appoints three cluster presidents

Posted 9 March 2020

EDGE has appointed the presidents of three clusters, with Dr Fahad Al Yafei as President of Platforms & Systems, Hamad Al Marar as President of Missiles & Weapons and Khalid Al Breiki as President of Mission Support.

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Marakeb and PSDSARC to develop unmanned platforms in GCC

Posted 9 March 2020

UAE-based Marakeb Technologies and KSA-based Prince Sultan Defense Studies & Research Center (PSDSARC), have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of unmanned vehicles in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC)

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Saudi light transport plans still in the dark

Posted 3 March 2020

The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) plans for a new light transport aircraft are still very much up in the air. Jon Lake looks at the issues.

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First Qatar Typhoon pilots complete conversion training

Posted 3 March 2020

Four Qatari pilots have completed their conversion to the Eurofighter Typhoon and have joined No.12 Squadron.

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Marshall signs contract with US for Kuwait Air Force KC-130J

Posted 2 March 2020

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) has signed a multi-year contract with the United States Government, to support the Kuwait Air Force fleet of KC-130J tanker aircraft.

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ADASI unveils first UAE-made VTOL Drone

Posted 28 February 2020

UAE headquartered provider of autonomous systems and services, ADASI, has officially launched the first UAE-made high-performance ‘Garmousha’ vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone in a deal with the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE

in Defence / Features

Hercules still has the power

Posted 13 February 2020 · 1 Comment

Deserts, war and the vastness of many countries in the Middle East and north Africa, ensure there will always be a need for military tactical airlifters. Alan Warnes has been looking round the MENA region.

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Airbus C295 successfully performs wet contacts as a tanker

Posted 29 January 2020

The Airbus C295 tactical airlifter has successfully achieved its first wet contacts during an air-to-air (AAR) tanker flight test campaign.

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Developing 3D printing capability for the defence and aerospace sector

Posted 17 January 2020

BAE Systems and Renishaw have signed an agreement to work together on the development of additive manufacturing capability for the defence and aerospace sector, designed to help improve performance, reduce

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Double celebration in Abu Dhabi flypast

Posted 2 December 2019

An Etihad Airways Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring the Formula 1 themed livery had a double celebratory flypast yesterday as they featured in a special UAE flag formation over Yas Marina Circuit with the Al Fursan display team to

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Leading companies in Internet of military things, revealed by GlobalData

Posted 27 November 2019

The global internet of military things (IoMT) market is forecast to grow to $317.8bn by 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

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Dubai: GAL wins first international contract with Kenya Air Force

Posted 21 November 2019

Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) – part of the new Abu Dhabi-based Edge Group today signed its first international contract with the Kenyan Ministry of Defence to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)

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UAE first contract for home grown light attack aircraft

Posted 20 November 2019

The UAE’s “home grown” light attack aircraft, the Calidus B-250 has won its first order from the UAE. The $260million deal for 24 aircraft was announced at the Dubai show today and opens the door for export market potential sales

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HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed inaugurates EDGE

Posted 5 November 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today inaugurated the advanced technology conglomerate, EDGE, set to reposition the UAE as a global player in

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BAE Systems set to showcase latest innovations at BIDEC 2019

Posted 25 October 2019

BAE Systems will showcase many of its capabilities and innovations at next week’s BIDEC (the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference).

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Turkish Aerospace to attend Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition

Posted 16 October 2019

Turkish Aerospace will participate in Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition for the first time, between 15-20 October 2019.

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Abu Dhabi Airports signs MoU with Daxing International Airport

Posted 14 October 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Beijing Daxing International Airport at the BDIA Management Centre in China last week, according to state news agency WAM.

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Will Egypt and Algeria's Su-35s anger Trump

Posted 3 October 2019

Algeria and Egypt have ordered the Sukhoi Su-35S multi-role fighter (known to NATO by the reporting name ‘Flanker-E’), risking incurring the wrath of the USA. Jon Lake reports.

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SAAB eyes up UAE delivery within months

Posted 26 September 2019

Saab chief executive, Hakan Buskhe, has announced that the UAE is on track to receive its first GlobalEye swing-role surveillance system (SRSS) aircraft in April 2020, writes Jon Lake.

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AESA does it...or does it?

Posted 20 September 2019

Leading Arab air forces have been among the vanguard of air arms that have enthusiastically embraced active electronically scanned array (AESA or E-scan) radar technology for their next generation of fighters. Jon Lake takes a detailed look at the technology.

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BAE Systems to open Qatar Technical Institute

Posted 18 September 2019

With substantial progress being made on the contract between BAE Systems and the Government of Qatar for the provision of 24 Typhoon aircraft, nine Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers and a six-year availability support service – which came into

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Turkey hot to trot

Posted 16 September 2019

Turkey came out fighting at this year’s biennial International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF), held in Istanbul from April 30 to May 3. Alan Warnes was there.

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L3Harris Technologies and AEC in flight training agreement for Royal Saudi Armed Forces

Posted 11 September 2019

L3Harris Technologies and Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) are collaborating to establish a rotary and fixed-wing flight training and aircraft maintainer programme for the Royal Saudi

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tlmNexus launches new service with Defence Equipment & Support

Posted 22 August 2019

tlmNexus, which works with Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), has developed a secure web-based solution called Damage and Repair Tracker (DaRT).

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Qatar at the White House for multiple aviation and defence agreements

Posted 10 July 2019

Qatar's relations with the US were boosted by a signing spree during a visit by the ruler of the Gulf country to President Donald Trump at the White House.

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Saudi Arabian Military Industries and Paramount Group sign agreement

Posted 4 July 2019

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Paramount Group have signed a high-level defence collaboration agreement, in step with Saudi Arabia’s vision for the creation of an integrated defence industrial

in Defence / Features

Skydiving Otters find a home in Qatar

Posted 1 July 2019

Qatar has taken delivery of a pair of Viking Air DHC-6 Series 400 (DHC-6-400) Twin Otter aircraft, writes Jon Lake.

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An Eagle eye on the QEAF’s fighter revolution

Posted 28 June 2019

A new version of Boeing’s F-15 Advanced Eagle – the F-15QA – lies at the heart of Qatar’s ongoing recapitalisation of its fighter force. Jon Lake reports.

in Defence / Features

Tunisia completes Black Hawk purchase

Posted 26 June 2019

The US Army’s Security Assistance Command (USASAC) has completed the delivery of a $338 million foreign military sales (FMS) package of eight Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and associated training and support to Tunisia, writes Jon Lake.

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SAMI acquires AEC

Posted 25 June 2019

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has announced the signing of a Term Sheet Agreement to acquire 100% ownership in Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), which took place at a Saudi Arabia/UK industry event in London in the presence of senior shareholder

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Apachework...

Posted 21 June 2019

The US State Department has approved the sale of 10 Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters to Egypt. Meanwhile, Qatar’s first aircraft of the type were delivered on March 21. Jon Lake reports.

in Defence / Features

T-50 Golden Eagles find new roost

Posted 18 June 2019

The third batch of six Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) T-50IQ lead-in fighter trainers have been delivered to Iraq, writes Jon Lake.

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Egypt snaps up the ‘Nile Crocodile’

Posted 13 June 2019

Egypt has announced that the Kamov Ka-52 ‘Nile Crocodile’ helicopter has officially entered service with the Egyptian Air Force. Jon Lake reports.

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Extra sensor perception

Posted 7 June 2019

The Middle East is a key export region for British-Italian company Leonardo and, as Beth Stevenson reports, the company is targeting the market with ongoing developments in its airborne sensor division.

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Ammroc and Honeywell to enhance aircraft maintenance services in the UAE

Posted 31 May 2019

Honeywell has signed a new maintenance agreement with the UAE’s Advanced Military Maintenance Repair Overhaul Center – AMMROC.

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What's that buzz?

Posted 29 May 2019

As Kuwait gets ready to welcome new fighters to its fleet, Alan Warnes looks at the country’s modernisation programme.

in Defence / Features

Adcom adds to Algerian force

Posted 23 May 2019

Footage shown on Algerian national TV and posted by the Algerian Ministry of Defence on its official Facebook page has revealed that two Emirati-developed unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) are now in service with the Algerian Air Force. Jon Lake reports.

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Full stop or full steam ahead?

Posted 14 May 2019

Wildly contradictory reports surround the status of Algeria’s ambitious plans to build large numbers of AgustaWestland AW109s, AW139s and AW101s in a new factory at Ain Arnat in Setif province, currently home to the 9 Regiment d’Hélicopteres d’Entrainment.

in Defence / Features

Iraq takes more armed Bell 407GT helicopters

Posted 9 May 2019

Iraq is to buy five armed Bell 407GT helicopters to offset the combat losses of seven of its armed Bell IA-407s in recent years, writes Jon Lake.

in Defence / Features

US ‘Little Birds’ flying to Lebanon

Posted 7 May 2019

Lebanon is to receive a new $120 million US military aid package, writes Jon Lake.

in Defence / Features

Guardian move for Emirati Apache force

Posted 3 May 2019

The UAE is to procure nine new-build Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardians, and will upgrade eight of its existing AH-64D aircraft to the same standard, together with related equipment, training, and support, writes Jon Lake.

in Defence / Features

Egypt inducts armed Chinese drones

Posted 29 April 2019

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence has confirmed that it has taken the Chinese-built Chengdu Wing Loong unmanned air vehicle (UAV) into air force service, writes Jon Lake.

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Anka-S hits the target

Posted 25 April 2019

Turkey’s Anka-S unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is now operational with the Turkish Air Force in a revised form, according to a Twitter announcement by Ismail Demir, director of the Turkish Defence Industries Directorate (SSB).

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Why the Calidus truly is the light fantastic

Posted 15 April 2019

The UAE’s Calidus B-250 is bidding to become the next new generation light attack aircraft of choice. Alan Warnes reports.

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Turkey’s indigenous TAI T625 takes to the sky

Posted 11 April 2019

The first prototype of the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) T625 multi-role helicopter made its 20-minute maiden flight on September 6 2018, at the company’s facilities in Ankara, writes Jon Lake.

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BAE Systems lays foundations for Qatar Technical Institute

Posted 11 April 2019

At a ceremony in Doha yesterday, foundations were laid to mark the start of construction of a new Technical Institute to provide dedicated technician training for Qatar Armed Forces.

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RBAF trains its attention on pilots

Posted 10 April 2019

RBAF commander, Major General Hamad bin Abdullah al Khalifah, now has to face up to the challenge of ensuring there are enough aircrews trained to fly when the new F-16s and AH-1Zs arrive.

in Defence / Features

Battle-weary Bahrain looks to upgrade forces

Posted 3 April 2019

Royal Bahraini Air Force commander, Major General Hamad bin Abdullah al Khalifah, discusses his country’s major defence and security issues with Alan Warnes.

in Defence / Features

Thoroughly modern military

Posted 25 March 2019

The Middle East continues to be a fruitful market for military helicopter suppliers – whether US, European or Russian – as several nations either modernise or look to expand their rotorcraft fleets.

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T129 ATAK to fly over Brazil

Posted 18 March 2019

Turkish Aerospace has announced the launch of its “T129 ATAK Brazil Roadshow” before LAAD, which will be held April 2-5, of 2019 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Airbus certifies A400M Cargo Hold Tanks refuelling unit

Posted 21 February 2019

Airbus has successfully completed the certification flight tests for the A400M Cargo Hold Tanks (CHT) refuelling unit, taking a new step towards the full certification of the aircraft for air-to-air refuelling operations as a

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