Army plans big spend on cameras and perimeter protection
The Algerian military is planning to invest heavily in video [...]
Five years after the In Amenas hostage drama, the Armee Nationale Populaire (ANP) is turning to Lockheed Martin and Leonardo to help it improve surveillance of Algeria's borders… and the installations of national oil group Sonatrach, which will be contributing [.
The Tunisian military's plans to acquire spy-planes, as anti-terrorist operations are increasingly carried out across the country, have raised the hopes of Italian defence group Leonardo.According to our sources, the Rome-based firm recently offered the Tunisian general staff at least [.
The negotiations taking place between the National Popular Army (ANP) and Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia on a contract for six reconnaissance aircraft, as revealed by Maghreb Confidential (MC 1276), have taken an urgent turn for Algeria's military leaders.
Following the row over the decision of the current head of Italian intelligence services, Elisabetta Belloni, to run for president, prime minister Mario Draghi has signed a new decree limiting former intelligence chiefs' rights to take up posts in the private sector.
The new alignment between Washington, Riyadh and Tel Aviv is poised to take its first concrete steps in Morocco. Financed by Saudi Arabia, the country's air surveillance programme will be provided by the United States using Israeli technology.