Conferences & Events
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
UK Delivers Military Equipment to Lebanese Army
The United Kingdom has delivered military defense equipment to the Lebanese Army to deal with the jihadist threat on its eastern border with Syria, the British Embassy announced
Lebanese Defense Minister Concludes 3-Day Visit to Iran
Lebanon's Defense Minister on Saturday started a three-day visit to Tehran for talks expected to culminate in him securing military equipment to bolster Beirut's fight against jihadists.
U.S. Delivers New Batch of Military Aid to Lebanese Army
The United States delivered a new batch of aid to the Lebanese Army Wednesday as part of Washington’s efforts to bolster the military's capabilities to confront Syrian border violence.
France to Supply Saudi-Financed Arms to Lebanon Soon
Lebanon’s Army will soon receive military equipment as part of a $1 billion grant from Saudi Arabia to help it fight Islamist militants encroaching into Lebanon from Syria, former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday.
Iran Submits List of Arms Grant to Lebanese Army
Iran has presented a list of military tools and weapons to be gifted to the Lebanese army to help the Arab country in its fight against terrorism, senior officials in Beirut said.
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.
International Defence Exhibition in Iraq (IQDEX)
09 - 12
Baghdad International Fairground - Iraq
12 - 14
Tumamah Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia
19 - 24
Langkawi - Malaysia
Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week
Atlantis The Palm Hotel & Resort, Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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