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Mayday: How the White Helmets and James Le Mesurier got pulled into a deadly battle for truth

BBC News 27 Feb 2021
The British man behind the Syrian civil defence group, the White Helmets, found himself at the centre of a battle to control the narrative of the Syrian war ... Once the trainees returned to their neighbourhoods with their new civil defence skills, Le Mesurier began securing funding for equipment - shovels, medical supplies and hard hats.
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Biden team considering halting some arms sales for Saudis: Report

Al Jazeera 26 Feb 2021
On January 20, the day that Trump left office and Biden became president, the UAE signed agreements with the outgoing administration to buy up to 50 F-35 jets, 18 armed drones and other defence equipment in a deal worth $23bn ... “We should continue to sell military equipment to our ...
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Chief of Staff Heads Delegation to UAE Defence Exhibition

Sri Lanka News 25 Feb 2021
... (Retd) and Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva ... The exhibition consisted of many foreign products, latest additions in military technology, innovative equipment and other related accessories, needed for promotion of national defence sector.
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid visits IDEX 2021 and NAVDEX

Gulf News 25 Feb 2021
During the tour, Sheikh Mohammed visited a number of the companies participating in the global event and was briefed on the latest military and defence systems, products, and solutions on display ... They also highlight the latest in military technology, innovative equipment, and the development of the national defence sector.
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Mohammed bin Rashid visits IDEX 2021 and NAVDEX

Urdu Point 25 Feb 2021
During the tour, Sheikh Mohammed visited a number of the companies participating in the global event and was briefed on the latest military and defence systems, products, and solutions on display ... They also highlight the latest in military technology, innovative equipment, and the development of the national defence sector.
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Idex 2021: UAE's Edge eyes 15% revenue growth in 2021 and new export markets, CEO says

The National 25 Feb 2021
UAE defence conglomerate Edge ... The move is part of a push by the Gulf country to develop a domestic defence industry to produce military equipment locally, reduce reliance on imports and create jobs ... UAE Armed Forces announce $583m in defence deals on day four.
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From the people of Japan: state of art medical equipment for the hospitals in Ukraine [EN/UK]

Reliefweb 25 Feb 2021
Previous projects, implemented by UNOPS, with support of the people of Japan since 2016, provided the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine as well as the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine with modernised medical equipment, the National Police of Ukraine with the radio ...
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PICMG releases COM-HPC specification

Eweekly 25 Feb 2021
Typical uses are foreseen in medical equipment, high-end instrumentation, industrial equipment, casino gaming equipment, ruggedised field PCs, transportation and defence systems ... outdoor cellular base stations, geophysical field equipment, medical equipment and defence systems.
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NIMR collaborates with ST Engineering to build hybrid electric vehicles

Urdu Point 25 Feb 2021
A leading provider of integrated mobility systems and security solutions for defence and homeland security, ST Engineering is also an original equipment manufacturer of mobility platforms and a provider of maintenance repair and overhaul services, including fleet overhaul and modernisation.
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Top three trends at Idex 2021: Local, autonomous and electric

The National 25 Feb 2021
If there is one word to describe Abu Dhabi’s 2021 edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, it is 'local' ... With the UAE’s push to develop and manufacture defence equipment within its own borders, interest from students in engineering and math will be critical, Mr Davis, chief executive of Raytheon Emirates, told The National.
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Belfast man admits £20,000 youth charity fraud

Belfast Telegraph 25 Feb 2021
McGuckin also admitted obtaining payments totalling £5,500 from The Bytes Project to fund a master’s degree, and purchasing electronic equipment worth £4,874 for use by The Bytes Project, using money from the charity, and then returning the equipment for a refund.
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Idex 2021: UAE Armed Forces ink more deals on day five boosting total value of contracts to $5.7bn

The National 25 Feb 2021
The contracts awarded on the last day of Idex are worth a total Dh904.26 million, with local companies winning the majority of deals for defence equipment. Local companies were awarded 15 contracts valued at Dh511m, said Staff Brig Gen Mohammed Al Hassani, official spokesman for Idex and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition.
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India Need Not Worry About Pakistan PM’s Visit to Sri Lanka

Yahoo Daily News 25 Feb 2021
Pakistan’s Defence Equipment Assistance to Sri Lanka. Predictably, Islamabad offered a USD 50 million credit line for defence equipment, which is its strong spot in bilateral relations, with a history of providing Sri Lanka with badly needed equipment to fighting insurgency ... Reportedly, sales included tanks as well as equipment for the air force.
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