Conferences & Events
Lebanon Seeks More U.S. Aid to Eliminate Landmines
Lebanon asked the United States Monday for more aid in eliminating landmines planted during the Lebanese civil war and in later
Russia Wishes to Strengthen Lebanese Army to Fight ISIL
Russia wants to promote modernization of the Lebanese Armed Forces and law enforcement agencies, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (photo) said last week at a meeting of the Lebanon Support Group.
Airbus D&S to Build Tetra Terminal Repair Centre in Beirut
Encouraged by the growing Tetra (terrestrial trunked radio) market in Lebanon, Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus D&S) and its local value-added reseller Serta Channels SAL have decided to build a certified Tetra terminal repair centre in Beirut.
Lebanon’s General Security to Participate at SMES 2015
On the occasion of the Security and Middle East Show (SMES 2015), to be held from 8 to 10 September in Biel (Beirut), Lebanese Major General Abbas Ibrahim (photo), Director General of the General Security expressed the significance of participating
Lebanon to Host Security Middle East Show (SMES 2015)
The Lebanese capital, Beirut will host the Security Middle East Show (SMES 2015), under the patronage of the former Lebanese Prime President Saad Al Hariri, and supported by the Ministry of Interior, the Lebanese Army Command and the Internal
Lebanon Requests 1,000 TOW 2A Missiles
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for TOW 2A Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support.
Lebanon Requests Six A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $462 million.
Lebanon Requests 1,000 AGM-114 Hellfire II Missiles
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for AGM-114 Hellfire II missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $146 million.
French Defense Minister: Lebanon’s Security Vital to Europe
France's Minister of Defense, Jean-Yves Le Drian, who paid a state visit to Lebanon this week, inspected on Monday the French contingent operating within the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, in the southern town of Deir Kifa, accompanied by
Lebanon Receives First Batch of Saudi-Funded French Arms
A Saudi-funded $3 billion deal to provide Lebanon with French weapons was underway on Monday as the first shipment arrived at the Beirut International airport.
Orbital ATK to Further Equip Lebanon’s Cessna Caravan
Orbital ATK, Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, has received a U.S. Department of Defense Foreign Military Sale contract to modify existing Cessna C-208B Caravan Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft for the
Lebanon to Receive First Saudi-Funded French Arms in April
A time frame for the French weapons delivery was confirmed by France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius in a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam at the global security conference in Munich on Sunday.
Lebanese Army Receives New Shipment of US Weapons
A shipment of U.S. weapons pledged to the Lebanese Army arrived Sunday to Beirut’s port, in a move that marks a renewed American commitment to helping Lebanon battle jihadis along its borders.
Are Hezbollah and Israel on Verge of New War?
Fear of open conflict with Israel - last seen in 2006 - has returned to Lebanon following a Hezbollah attack on an Israeli convoy in the occupied Sheba’a farms on Wednesday morning, in which two Israeli troops were killed and a further seven
Airbus DS to Build Tetra Radio System for Lebanese Security Forces
Airbus Defence and Space has, through its local value-added reseller Serta Channels SAL, been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Interior of Lebanon for a Terrestrial Trunked Radio (Tetra) communication system for the country’s General
France, Lebanon Sign $3 Billion Saudi-Funded Arms Deal
France and Lebanon signed on Tuesday a Saudi-funded deal worth $3 billion to provide French weapons and military equipment to the Lebanese army to help it fight jihadis encroaching from neighboring
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