Turkey's Aselsan out of race for military radar contract, Spain's Indra front runner
The Tunisian army has issued a call for tenders for the contract to replace its ageing radars. Turkish defence electronics specialist Aselsan is already out of the running, while Spain's Indra group is thought to be favourite. [...]
Turkey's Aselsan seeks to muscle in on military radar project
While its American and European competitors have responded to the call for tenders issued by Tunisia's defence ministry, the Turkish defence firm Aselsan is angling for its own solution, which is far removed for the technical specifications of the contract, to be accepted in an over-the-counter arrangement. [...]
Washington still up for border surveillance and exercises
Kaïs Saïed's election as Tunisian head of state on October 13 seems unlikely to dampen the United States' enthusiasm for bilateral security cooperation. Tunisian military cooperation with the US is already intense, with new joint exercises planned in early 2020 [. [...]
US to be offered base in return for attack aircraft?
American defence groups are dive-bombing on Tunisia with self-interested backing from the Pentagon. According to our information, two light attack aircraft supply programmes have been launched simultaneously and one of them could open the way to a permanent American military [. [...]