Tag: Weapons

UAE unveils $1.36bn in arms deals at Abu Dhabi weapons show | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Major arms makers are attending a weapons show in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, hoping to seal deals with militaries across the Middle East. At the opening, the UAE revealed that it had signed $1.36bn in local and foreign arms deals to supply its forces with...

Turkey makes move to resolve S-400 dispute with the US | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Turkey’s proposal to not fully activate its controversial Russian S-400 missile system offers an olive branch to the new US administration to start negotiations over the issue that has severely strained bilateral ties, according to analysts. Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said in an interview with a Turkish newspaper that...

US sees new START treaty as way to engage China on arms | Incredible Solutions Tech

Official says US will urge China to join the effort to reduce nuclear arms stockpiles. The Biden administration views the New START Treaty clinched with Russia this week as the beginning of engagement on strategic issues and urges China to join the effort to reduce nuclear arms stockpiles, a...

Italy permanently halts arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Italy’s figures from 2019 show Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates ranked as the 10th and 11th biggest markets for Italian arms exports. Italy has halted the sale of thousands of missiles to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to their involvement in the Yemen...

US pauses billions in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Secretary of state says review of Trump administration arms sales aims to ensure they advance US ‘strategic objectives’. The United States is reviewing weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorised by former President Donald Trump’s administration, Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed on Wednesday....

Canada protesters renew push to end arms exports to Saudi | Incredible Solutions Tech

Toronto, Canada – Activists in the Canadian province of Ontario have staged a protest at the site of a transport company they say is involved in transporting Canadian-made, light armoured vehicles (LAVs) to Saudi Arabia. Approximately 30 demonstrators blocked Paddock Transport International trucks in Hamilton, a city about 70km...

Gorbachev expects Biden to extend last Cold War arms deal | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Last Soviet leader expresses hope over possible extension of the New START treaty but warns much more still to be done in US-Russia arms control efforts. Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, has said he expects US President-elect Joe Biden to extend the last important nuclear...