Aselsan CEO sets sights on global customers

May 7, 2019 0

Agnes Helou  BUYUKCEKMECE, Turkey — Aselsan unveiled its new close-in weapon system during the 2019 International Defence Industry Fair in Turkey — the latest in a grand plan to expand export sales, said CEO Haluk […]

Trump’s ‘Arab NATO’ withers on the vine

February 16, 2019 0

Agnes Helou  With tensions remaining high in the Middle East, and as U.S. presence in the region evolves, optimism that an “Arab NATO” can be established appears to be dimming. First floated by U.S. and […]

Is the expansion of Egypt’s defense industry working?

November 27, 2018 0

Four years after Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took charge of managing the country’s affairs, dozens of military-owned companies have flourished and the Army has undergone a rapid military buildup, a reflection of Egypt’s efforts to […]

What’s standing in the way of an Arab NATO?

November 21, 2018 0

The so-called Arab NATO, a U.S.-led initiative, has the potential to address threats to the Gulf and the Middle East. So what is delaying the creation of such an alliance? An Arab NATO would consist […]

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