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Egypt reportedly to buy 46 MiG-29s

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:48
Egypt has agreed a deal to buy 46 MiG-29 multirole fighters in a deal that could be worth around USD2 billion, Russian business daily Vedomosti reported on 25 May. The deal is expected to be signed in "the nearest future", according to two sources in the Russian aviation industry cited by
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USMC to deploy special purpose unit in Central America

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:48
The US Marine Corps' (USMC's) special purpose unit concept continues to evolve as the corps prepares to send its first force package to US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), largely for disaster response. Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force -SOUTHCOM (SPMAGTF-SC) is to deploy about 280 personnel
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USN names 23rd Virginia-class attack submarine

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:48
The US Navy (USN) has selected a name for its 23rd Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine, as officials announced on 24 May that SSN 796 is to bear the name USS New Jersey . New Jersey will be the fifth Block IV Virginia submarine, to be built under a teaming agreement with Huntington
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Press release - Still much to be done, CAR president tells foreign affairs committee - Committee on Foreign Affairs

Europäisches Parlament (Nachrichten) - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:47
"The Central African Republic is doing much better. There is a clear improvement even if it is still very fragile," CAR's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, told foreign affairs MEPs on Tuesday. CAR still needs the EU's "multi-dimensional aid", she stressed, calling on member states to redouble their efforts to help the CAR meet its electoral, budgetary and security challenges.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - Still much to be done, CAR president tells foreign affairs committee - Committee on Foreign Affairs

"The Central African Republic is doing much better. There is a clear improvement even if it is still very fragile," CAR's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, told foreign affairs MEPs on Tuesday. CAR still needs the EU's "multi-dimensional aid", she stressed, calling on member states to redouble their efforts to help the CAR meet its electoral, budgetary and security challenges.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Strengthened backbone [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:47
General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-Canada) is displaying the newly upgraded variant of its venerable LAV III 8x8 infantry fighting vehicle at CANSEC 2015 – the all- Canadian-designed LAV 6.0. The company was awarded a CAD1.06 billion contract in October 2011 to upgrade 550 Canadian
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Press release - Still much to be done, CAR president tells foreign affairs committee - Committee on Foreign Affairs

European Parliament - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:47
"The Central African Republic is doing much better. There is a clear improvement even if it is still very fragile," CAR's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, told foreign affairs MEPs on Tuesday. CAR still needs the EU's "multi-dimensional aid", she stressed, calling on member states to redouble their efforts to help the CAR meet its electoral, budgetary and security challenges.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - Still much to be done, CAR president tells foreign affairs committee - Committee on Foreign Affairs

Európa Parlament hírei - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:47
"The Central African Republic is doing much better. There is a clear improvement even if it is still very fragile," CAR's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, told foreign affairs MEPs on Tuesday. CAR still needs the EU's "multi-dimensional aid", she stressed, calling on member states to redouble their efforts to help the CAR meet its electoral, budgetary and security challenges.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - Still much to be done, CAR president tells foreign affairs committee - Committee on Foreign Affairs

European Parliament (News) - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:47
"The Central African Republic is doing much better. There is a clear improvement even if it is still very fragile," CAR's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, told foreign affairs MEPs on Tuesday. CAR still needs the EU's "multi-dimensional aid", she stressed, calling on member states to redouble their efforts to help the CAR meet its electoral, budgetary and security challenges.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Sentry breaks cover [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:46
Toronto-based INKAS Armoured Vehicle Manufacturing (Booth 2201) has unveiled the latest in its family of multipurpose armoured personnel carriers: Sentry, a new 4x4 armoured personnel carrier (APC) designed for service with military and SWAT-type forces, and other law enforcement agencies.
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Teams line up for FWSAR [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:46
One of the most important programmes for the Canadian Forces is the FWSAR (Fixed- Wing Search And Rescue) requirement to replace the de Havilland Canada CC- 115 Buffalo in the SAR role and to relieve the Lockheed CC-130 Hercules of its SAR commitments. There is also a secondary transport
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La 20th Century Fox africaine est peut-être née grâce à une Française

LeMonde / Afrique - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:45
Le chroniqueur du « Monde Afrique », Serge Noukoué, présente l’entrepreneure des médias Marie-Lora Mungai qui révolutionne la télévision africaine avec des programmes innovants.
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Power for the navy [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:45
Propelling warships at high speed requires special engines. General Electric (Booth 1721) produces a range of marine propulsion systems based on aero-derivative gas turbines to suit an array of power requirements. GE’s marine turbines span the power range from 4.5MW to 52MW. General Electric
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This is SPARTA [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:45
Lockheed Martin Canada Mission Systems and Training is supporting the development of a unique underwater warfare system by Ottawa-based Maritime Way Scientific (Booth 1529). The Lockheed Martin funding initiative will support the continued advancement of Maritime Way’s Sonar
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medico-Jahrespressekonferenz: Humanitäre Hilfe kann Krisen nicht lösen / Rekordspendenergebnis ist "kein Grund zur Freude"

Presseportal.de - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:45
medico international: Berlin (ots) - Mit einer 14-prozentigen Spendensteigerung verzeichnet die sozialmedizinische Hilfs- und Menschenrechtsorganisation medico international für das Jahr 2014 ein Rekordergebnis. "Kein Grund zur Freude", so Geschäftsführer Thomas ...

Antilles : interception d’un Go Fast et saisie de drogue par la frégate Ventôse.

Le 24 mai 2015 au matin, la frégate de surveillance Ventôse des forces armées aux Antilles (FAA) est intervenue au large du canal de la Dominique pour intercepter un Go Fast se dirigeant vers la Guadeloupe. Ce Go Fast, suspecté de trafic de stupéfiants, avait été reporté aux autorités françaises par l’Office central pour la répression du trafic illicite des stupéfiants (OCRTIS) via la NCA (National Crime Agency).Lire la suite...
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Long-term partner [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:44
Boeing has been a major supplier to the Canadian forces for many years, the partnership having been established in 1919. For the air force, in particular, Boeing has been a key supplier, the most recent acquisition being the delivery of a fifth C-17 Globemaster III transport in March. The
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Training for Canada [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:44
Training and simulation specialist CAE has announced that its comprehensive suite of CH-147F Chinook training devices has been accepted for service at CFB Petawawa. Elements of the full suite have already begun operation, but now the full suite is ready to go live. Included in the system are a
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Visualisation reaches a new level [CAN2015D1]

Jane's Defense News - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:44
Ottawa-based Kongsberg Gallium has developed a safety display technology designed to expand the capabilities of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in ordinary commercial use. Kongsberg Gallium provides the geospatial visualisation technology used in several large military drone programmes, and has
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Communiqué de presse - Présidente de la République centrafricaine: "Beaucoup reste à faire" - Commission des affaires étrangères

Parlement européen (Nouvelles) - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:44
"La République centrafricaine va beaucoup mieux. Il y a une nette amélioration même si elle reste très fragile", a déclaré la présidente par intérim de la RCA, Catherine Samba-Panza, devant les députés de la commission des affaires étrangères mardi. Le pays a toujours besoin de "l’aide multidimensionnelle" de l’UE, a soutenu Mme Samba-Panza, exhortant les États membres à "maintenir et renouveler les efforts" de soutien aux défis électoral, budgétaire et de sécurité auxquels la RCA fait face.
Commission des affaires étrangères

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