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Naval Forces of Egypt & Spain Exercise in the Red Sea

The Naval Forces of Egypt and Spain have performed a passing exercise in the Area of Responsibility of the Southern Fleet of the Red Sea. This was announced by the press service of the Egyptian Ministry of Defence on 22 October. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The exercise comes within the framework of the Armed…
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Croatia to Buy Used French Rafale Jets

Croatia will purchase 12 Rafale F3-R multirole fighters, formerly in French service for the price of 999 million Euro. This purchase is part of a government to government agreement with France. Coinciding with its Armed Forces day on 28 May 2021, the Croatian Government adopted a decision on the procurement of a new multi-role fighter.…
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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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Egypt and Greece Sign a Military Cooperation Programme

Egypt and Greece have signed a bilateral military cooperation programme, said the Greek Ministry of Defence. This Program includes a wide range of actions focusing mainly on conducting joint exercises and training activities of all three Branches of the Armed Forces of both countries. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   A meeting between delegations…
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German Parliament Approves ‘Unarmed’ Eurodrone

The German parliament has approved the development and procurement of the Eurodrone together with France, Italy, and Spain. However, it has also set limits both for the further release of funds and for an armament not wanted in Germany for the time being. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. On the 14th of April, the…
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France’s New Nuclear Aircraft Carrier

The French Minister of Defence announced on 29 March the notification of the Avant-Projet Sommaire (brief preliminary design) contract for the new generation nuclear aircraft carrier (PA NG), bringing together Naval Group, Chantiers de l'Atlantique and TechnicAtome. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The Minister also attended the signing of the agreements creating a…
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Franco-German-Spanish FCAS Project Running into Turbulence

In February this year, German, French, and Spanish officials reached an impasse in their negotiations on the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project. The three countries disagree over intellectual property rights and work shares, with the French company Dassault demanding 50% of the workload. Disagreements went so far as the consideration of build three demonstrators…
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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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By Sanctioning Turkey, the U.S. is Sanctioning Itself

American President Trump calls Turkish President Erdogan “a friend.” Turkey is a NATO ally since 1952, and the Turkish Armed Forces is the second largest standing military force in NATO, after the United States. Yet, the Trump administration did not spare any effort to pressure and control the expanding military power of Turkey, by playing…
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Black Sea Fleet to Participate in AMAN-2021 Exercises

For the first time since 2011, the Russian Navy will take part in joint exercises alongside NATO countries. This participation will be in the AMAN-2021 multinational exercises, which is planned for February 2021 off the coast of Karachi, Pakistan. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "More than 30 countries confirmed their participation in the exercise,…
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