Conferences & Events
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.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Reelected for 4th Term
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir extended his quarter-century in power with a landslide 94.5% victory in presidential elections, organizers announced on Monday.
Saudi Arabia’s New Defense Minister
On 23 January, Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman has appointed his son Mohammad bin Salman as Defense Minister and Head of the Royal Court.
Saudia’s Passenger Traffic Posts 10.49% Growth in 2014
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the flag carrier of the Kingdom, transported 27.8 million passengers in 2014, registering a 10.49% increase.
Saudi Arabia to Build New Pilgrimage Airport at Taif
Saudi Arabia is planning to build a new international airport to serve pilgrims to Makkah in the nearby city of Taif, its General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA)
Turkey Building Removable Wall in Syrian Border Town
Turkey is building a three-meter high wall along part of its border with Syria to try to stop people from illegally bypassing its checkpoints and prevent smuggling, officials said on
U.S., Israel Sign Agreement on Iron Dome Weapon System
The United States and the State of Israel concluded an agreement on March 5 to continue support of the production of the Iron Dome weapon
Japan’s Prince Receives Saudi Deputy Defense Minister
Prince Akishino, son of Emperor of Japan received at his palace in Tokyo Thursday, Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense, who is currently on a several-day official visit to
Saudi Defense Delegation Visits Chinese Naval Academy
A delegation of the Ministry of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia led by Major General Awad Mohammed Al-Qahtani visited the Dalian Naval Academy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on the afternoon of April 11,
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