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Morocco is Close to buying MQ-9B SeaGuardian UAVs

The United States is in the process of completing the sale of at least four MQ-9B SeaGuardian drones to Morocco, according to sources cited by Reuters. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. According to the sources cited by Reuters, the State Department has authorised the sale of the UAVs, however, there is no confirmation so…
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Morocco & US Sign ‘Roadmap for Defence Cooperation’

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper visited Morocco. This comes as part of his Africa tour from 30 September to 04 October, which also included Algeria and Tunisia. The US Department of Defense said that "Esper's Africa Visit Aims to Encourage Stability, Interoperability." Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. In Morocco, Esper met with the…
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Polish Army to be equipped with Abrams Tanks by next year

Poland will buy 250 U.S. M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams main battle tanks (MBT), in a deal worth 23.3 billion złoty ($6.00 billion). These will join Poland’s Leopard 2s in enhancing the countries aging T-72 and PT-91 Twardy fleet. On the 14th of July, on the grounds of the 1st Warsaw Armoured Brigade, Deputy Prime minister Jarosław…
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Exercise Phoenix Express 2021 Kicks off Today

Today in Tunis, Tunisia, the the 16th iteration of the North African maritime exercise Exercise Phoenix Express 2021 kicks off. Thirteen nations will operate together through May 28, announced the U.S. Sixth Fleet announced in a statement on Friday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The 13 nations scheduled to participate in Phoenix Express 2021 include…
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Morroco’s Purchase of Patriot SAM Confirmed

The sale of Patriot Air Defence systems and G550 reconnaissance aircraft to Morocco has been confirmed by the  U.S. International Trade Administration (ITA). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This purchase is part of a comprehensive military modernisation plan carried out by Morocco in order to boost its military power in Africa. The details of…
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Meet Egypt’s FREMM Bergamini

FREMM is originally a joint French-Italian project between Naval Group and Fincantieri to build a heavy multi-mission frigate, which is why it was called "FREMM", short for "European multi-mission frigate" in French "Frégate Européenne Multi-Mission" and in Italian "Fregata Europea Multi-Missione". This is a glimpse into the FREMM Bergamini Egypt has ordered recently. Follow New Defence…
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Why Does Algeria Want to Buy fifth-generation fighters?

Over the past few days, several media sources have been circulating rumors about Algeria signing a contract worth $2 billion to buy from Russia 14 fifth-generation fighters. Up to the moment of writing this, all these reports remain to be rumors. Nothing has been confirmed from either the Russian or Algerian sides. Follow New Defence Order.…
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Tunisia & US Sign “Roadmap for Defence Cooperation”

As part of his North Africa tour, US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper met with Tunisian President Kais Saied, and the Tunisian Minister of Defence Ibrahim Bartagi. Terrorism, regional stability, and the sovereignty of African countries were top items on the agenda of those meetings. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The US Defence Secretary…
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UAE to Launch a Navigation Satellite in 2021

The United Arab Emirates will launch a navigation satellite next year aimed at demonstrating the country’s technological capabilities, a top official told Emirates News Agency, WAM. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The first satellite will be launched in 2021 and the second – a technologically enhanced one – the following year," said Dr. Khaled…
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Arab Group for Space Cooperation

Fourteen Arab States are to sign the charter that establishes the Arab Group for Space Cooperation. Saudi Arabia already signed the charter on 15 June. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This initiative, which was launched by the UAE and is currently chaired by the UAE Space Agency, aims to provide an ecosystem to develop…
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