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Senegal Elections: France to Leave Former Colony in Africa
Country Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Senegal Elections: France to Leave Former Colony in Africa

Anti-Colonialist candidate in Senegal, Faye, announced its victory, which is another call for France to leave the former colony country in Africa.

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned
Land Navy / Maritime Ammunition Bilateral Relations

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned

Belgium announced a new “package” of defence aid to Ukraine totalling 412 million euros, which included armoured vehicles and minesweepers.

France Might Change Policy for Artillery Shells
Defence Politics

France Might Change Policy for Artillery Shells

Previously objecting to acquiring artillery shells from non-EU states, France signals a change in EU-centred policy.

Greece Set to Buy 40 F-35A for $8.6 Billion
Air

Greece Set to Buy 40 F-35A for $8.6 Billion

The State Department approved a possible FMS to Greece of F-35 CTOL aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $8.6 billion.

NATO’s Largest Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024 Starts
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

NATO’s Largest Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024 Starts

NATO’s largest exercise in decades began on Wednesday, with the departure of the dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) from Norfolk, Virginia, the U.S.

Royal Navy Retires Type 23s due to Lack of Crew
Navy / Maritime

Royal Navy Retires Type 23s due to Lack of Crew

British "Daily Mail" reports that the Royal Navy is retiring two Type 23 frigates due to a lack of Crew to work on more modern frigates.

U.S. Set to Deploy Soldier in Denmark
Defence Politics Regional / Strategy

U.S. Set to Deploy Soldier in Denmark

The United States, aiming to increase its military presence in the Baltic region, has signed a military cooperation agreement with Denmark.

Greek-British Meeting Cancelled
Bilateral Relations

Greek-British Meeting Cancelled

Greece and the UK's planned Prime Minister’s meeting has been cancelled. Greek Premier tweeted that it was the decision of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

Raytheon Asks Retirees’ Assistance to Restart Stinger Production
Weapon / Missile Investment Country

Raytheon Asks Retirees’ Assistance to Restart Stinger Production

Raytheon will restart Stinger production, but the younger generation has to learn the production system from retired ones.

Greek Diaspora to Intercept Turkish F-16 Programme
Bilateral Relations

Greek Diaspora to Intercept Turkish F-16 Programme

Greek diaspora sent a letter to US Secretary of State in order to prevent this country from modernising Turkish Air Force.

Sweden Holds the Largest International Military Exercise: Aurora-23
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Sweden Holds the Largest International Military Exercise: Aurora-23

The largest international military exercise in 25 years, codenamed “Aurora-23”, started in Sweden on Monday.

Finland Becomes NATO Ally
Defence Politics Regional / Strategy

Finland Becomes NATO Ally

Finland became NATO’s newest member today (April 4 2023) upon depositing its instrument of accession to the Alliance at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

Threats and opportunities for Pakistan Navy. IDEAS Exclusive work. Part I
Navy / Maritime Interview / Exclusive File Expo and Air Show

Threats and opportunities for Pakistan Navy. IDEAS Exclusive work. Part I

Pakistan’s 11th International Defence Exhibition & Seminar (IDEAS), starts in Karachi. TurDef prepared an exclusive work from open sources.

Greece Received First Batch of Marder IFV
Land Bilateral Relations

Greece Received First Batch of Marder IFV

Greece and the U.S. have realised the swap agreement for Ukraine. Greece will deliver 40 BMP-1 IFVs to Ukraine and receive a minimum of 40 Marder.