Conferences & Events
Iran Pledges Military Grant to Lebanese Army
Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the Head of Iran’s National Security Council said on Tuesday, boosting Security Forces that are already backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States.
Lebanon Requests 18 Huey II Rotary Wing Aircraft
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for Huey II rotary wing aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $180 million.
Lebanon-Russia Discuss Security Cooperation
Moscow has received a list of military equipment Lebanese security services are in need of, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said at the end of an official visit to Russia Friday.
US to Supply Lebanon with Cessna & Other Support Aircraft
US Ambassador to Lebanon has confirmed his country's intention to supply the Lebanese military with an armed Cessna aircraft and other support aircraft to face the threat of armed Islamists.
Lebanese Army Receives New Shipment of US Arms
The Lebanese Army said Saturday it received a shipment of weapons and ammunition from the US as part of the American assistance program for the
U.S. Outlines Military Assistance to Lebanese Armed Forces
Last Thursday, U.S. Ambassador in Beirut David Hale (photo) made the following remarks on U.S. Assistance to the Lebanese Armed
Kahwaji: “ISIL Seeking Sectarian War in Lebanon”
ISIL terrorists plan to turn Lebanon into another Iraq by unleashing sectarian war between Sunnis and Shiites that would have posed an existential threat to the nation, the Lebanese Army Commander said.
Lebanon Army Chief Urges France to Speed Up Arms Delivery
Lebanon's Army Chief General Jean Kahwaji (photo) urged France on Tuesday to speed up the delivery of weapons under a Saudi-financed deal, as his troops battle jihadists on the Syrian
Ten Lebanese Soldiers Killed in Al-Nusra Fighting
At least 10 Lebanese soldiers were killed in ongoing clashes with Islamist gunmen in and around the eastern border town of Arsal, Lebanon’s Army Chief said on Sunday, in violence that has forced dozens of families to flee their homes for safety.
Lebanese Army Chief Receives US Central Command Chief
Lebanese Army Chief, General Jean Qahwaji, on Friday received at his office in Yarze the US Central Command Chief, General Lloyd Austin (pictured with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman), in presence of US Ambassador David
Lebanese Army Receives 1,000 Rifles from U.S. Military Aid
The Lebanese Army received 1,000 rifles from the U.S. as part of Washington’s aid for the military, the Defense Ministry announced
Lebanon Army Chief to Sign $3 Billion Saudi Military Grant
Lebanese Armed Forces Chief General Jean Kahwaji headed to Saudi Arabia on Saturday to sign the protocol between Lebanon, France and Saudi Arabia on the $3 billion military grant that the Kingdom provided to Lebanon, President Michel
Russia Keen to Boost Lebanon’s Army Defense Capabilities
Russia will work to boost the defense capacities of the Lebanese Army, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday, adding that his country respects the democratic process in
Lebanese Army Commander Receives UNIFIL Commander
Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, General Jean Kahwaji received on Friday the Commander of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon, General Paolo Serra, with whom he dealt with the situation on the southern border and the relations of cooperation and
Top Lebanese Security Officials Discuss Security Plan
Top Lebanese security officials gathered Wednesday to discuss a security plan for Tripoli and Lebanon’s border with Syria, in an effort to contain the fallout from the Syrian
Lebanon Calls on Arab Countries to Support its Army
Lebanon’s Foreign Minister called on Arab countries on Monday to support the Lebanese Army to counter fallout from Syria’s civil war, which he said threatened to tear the country apart, Reuters
Paris Air Show 2017
19 - 25
Le Bourget - France
International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2017)
St. Petersburg, - Russia
International Aviation & Space Salon (MAKS 2017)
15 - 20
Moscow - Russia
12 - 15
London - United Kingdom
THE WORLD DEFENSE ALMANAC