Belarus to produce UAVs in Egypt

30/04/2020 – Belarus will manufacture unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Egypt under an agreement signed earlier this year.

This is according to the Chairman of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Vladimir Gusakov, news company BelTA reported on 20 February. Continuer à lire … « Belarus to produce UAVs in Egypt »

Libyan National Army says it downed 5 Turkish drones

28/04/2020 – Brigadier General Halid al-Mahcup, head of the Libyan National Army’s Moral Guidance Department, announced that they had downed 5 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) belonging to the Turkish state on the El-Wişka, El-Wetiye and Banî Welîd fronts.

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South Africa may supply Defence Kit to Iraq

18/12/2019 – The South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Export Council (SAAMDEC) has reportedly been invited to engage with Iraqi government on defence and security contracts.

Established in 2015 by the South African Department of Trade and Industry, SAAMDEC aims facilitate exports for the defence and related industries sector. Continuer à lire … « South Africa may supply Defence Kit to Iraq »

The German Air Force has been using Israel Aerospace’s UAVs in Afghanistan since 2010 and in Mali since 2016

2018/21/12 – Germany has extended the operation of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) (TASE: ARSP.B1) Heron 1 drones until mid of 2020, Airbus unit Airbus DS Airborne Solutions GmbH, which acts as the contractor for the German government, has announced. Continuer à lire … « The German Air Force has been using Israel Aerospace’s UAVs in Afghanistan since 2010 and in Mali since 2016 »

China Bolstering Africa Expansion by Selling Arms to the Continent

2018/07/11 – China continues to solidify its positions in Africa, where in addition to its investment activities and so-called railway diplomacy, Beijing is steadily increasing arms sales.

China is boosting defense cooperation with the countries of the African continent: On June 26, Beijing hosted its first China-Africa Defense and Security Forum that brought together representatives from 50 African countries and the African Union. Continuer à lire … « China Bolstering Africa Expansion by Selling Arms to the Continent »