Search for: "africa"

ROE’s Exports to Sub-Saharan Africa Reach $1.7B

ROSOBORONEXPORT (ROE) -the state intermediary agency for Russia's exports/imports of defence-related and dual-use products, technologies, and services- announced that it has signed contracts estimated at more than USD 1.7 billion with Sub-Saharan Africa. These contracts were signed in 2020 and the beginning of 2021, ROE revealed on Monday. "ROSOBORONEXPORT successfully continues to foster military-technical cooperation…
Read more

Strela Amphibious Armoured Vehicle at Shield Africa 2021 Expo

The CEO of Military-Industrial Company LLC, Alexander Krasovitsky, has revealed to TASS news agency that the Strela amphibious armoured vehicle, developed by the Military-Industrial Company LLC, will be presented for the first time at the Shield Africa 2021 expo which will take place between 08-10 June in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. "Live samples of VPK-Ural armoured vehicle, Tigr special…
Read more

The War of Drones in theMiddle East & North Africa

"Aviation of the poor" is how the specialists refer to the phenomenon of armed drones that are currently used on several theaters of operations especially in the Middle East & North Africa region. The year 2019 was particularly spectacular for the use of this new means of combat, the war of drones, especially with the…
Read more

BIRD Aerosystems to Deliver SPREOS DIRCM to a Customer in Africa

BIRD Aerosystems, the leading developer of Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) and Special Mission Aircraft Solutions (ASIO), has won a contract for the delivery and installation of its AMPS-MLRD solution, that includes the patented SPREOS DIRCM, on a customer VIP and Military aircraft in Africa. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. AMPS-MLRD missile protection system provides…
Read more

Russia Makes a Comeback by Opening a Base in Africa

The announcement of Russia's plans to create a logistics centre for the Navy in Sudan has been the most recent move by Russia making its strong comeback to Africa. Akram Kharief, defence and security expert, and the Director of Mena Defense, gave the "New Defence Order. Strategy" his take on the matter. Follow New Defence Order.…
Read more

Russian Arms Exports to the African Market

Work to deliver projects for several African countries is in the process, said the CEO of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheyev to TASS news agency on the first day of the International Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2020. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Russia has been very active in the African continent and it is working on expanding the…
Read more

Russia-Africa Partnership Continues to Grow

The first annual political consultation meeting between Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Africa, the Arab Republic of Egypt, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Participant States issued a joint statement following their talks. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Foreign ministers of three African Union member…
Read more

Russian Presence in Africa Regained Despite Sanctions- Mikheev

Military-technical cooperation with foreign countries has always been and remains one of the key areas of Russian policy. And Rosoboronexport is the main conductor of this direction. In a speech he gave, Alexander Mikheev, head of Rosoboronexport stressed the achievement of regaining Russian presence in Africa. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. On the eve of…
Read more

Russia Seals a BK-10 Assault Boats Deal in Africa

JSC (part of the Rostec State Corporation)  has begun to carry out its first export contract recently signed with a foreign customer from Sub-Saharan Africa for the supply of Project 02450 fast assault boats BK-10, designed and manufactured by Kalashnikov Concern, a Rostec member. The deal was announced in a press release by Rosoboronexport "The…
Read more

MTC of Russia With Middle East and North African Countries: Status And Outlooks

It is not a secret that the Middle East and North Africa region is one of the world's most attractive for arms manufacturers and exporters. According to data of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), out of 10 largest arms importers in 2014–2018 five countries (Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria, UAE, Iraq) were from this region. In…
Read more

Our partners