Conferences & Events
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Twenty Nations Start Largest Military Drills in Saudi Arabia
Armed forces from 20 countries have begun man oeuvres in northeastern Saudi Arabia that the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has described as one of the world’s biggest military exercises.Troops from Pakistan, Malaysia, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco,
Saudi Arabia Suspends $3 Billion Military Grant to Lebanon
Saudi Arabia said Friday it has stopped a $3 billion program for military supplies to Lebanon in protest against Hezbollah, the Shiite militant group fighting in support of Syria’s
20 Countries Join Massive Military Maneuver in Saudi Arabia
Armed forces from around 20 countries were gathering in northern Saudi Arabia Sunday for “the most important” military maneuver ever staged in the region, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.These countries include Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Indonesian, Qatari Counterparts
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, met at his office in Riyadh last week with Indonesian Defense minister Riamiz Ard Riakodo
Saudi Defense Ministry to Hold Largest Regional Spare Parts Exhibition
The Saudi Ministry of Defense, represented by the General Administration to support local manufacturing, continues its preparations for the start of the Armed Forces exhibition to support the localization of spare parts industry, to be held on
Saudi Minister of Defense Visits Pakistan
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense arrived Sunday in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the invitation of the Pakistani government, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.Upon
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Yemen’s Chief of Staff
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz met in Riyadh with Yemeni Army’s Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Ali
Saudi Arabia Forms 34-State Coalition to Combat Terrorism
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday formed a 34-state military coalition to combat terrorism, according to a joint statement published on Saudi Press Agency
Saudi King Visits Site of Crane Collapse in Makkah
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he visited the victims of a deadly crane collapse in the Grand Mosque.
Saudi Minister of Defense Visits Russia
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, arrived in Moscow on Wednesday on a high-profile visit to discuss key issues with Russian leaders including President Vladimir Putin.
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Qatar’s Emir, U.S. National Intelligence Director
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman met with the Director of U.S. National Intelligence Lieutenant General James Clapper in Jeddah on Sunday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Commander of Royal Saudi Air Force Dies
Lt. General Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Shoalan, Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), died on Wednesday following a heart attack while he was on a business trip outside the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. No details were given.
Malaysia Joins Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen
Vanguards of the Malaysian Forces have arrived Sunday at Saudi Air Bases to join Riyadh's military coalition battling Houthi militias in Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Saudi Defense Minister Receives Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
Saudi Defense Minister Mohammad Bin Salman received Sunday Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces in the Saudi city of Taif.
Vanguards of Saudi National Guard Arrive in Najran
Vanguards of the Saudi Ministry of National Guard troops arrived Sunday in the province of Najran to secure the Kingdom’s border with Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Saudi Arabia Foils Operation Planned by Terrorist Cell
Saudi Arabia has foiled an operation masterminded by a “terrorist cell” which received its orders from militants in Syria Tuesday, Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Mansur al-Turki (photo) said
International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2020”
23 - 29
Kubinka Air Base, Moscow Region - Russia
08 - 11
Kielce Fairground - Poland
Africa Aerospace and Defence - AAD2020
16 - 20
Tshwane - South Africa
Global Aerospace Summit 2020
28 - 29
Abu Dhabi, - United Arab Emirates
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2020