Arab Defense Industry Papers

The Arab Defense Industry Papers (ADIP) is a new professional series fo- cusing on the role of the defense in- dustry in Algeria Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tuni- sia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emir- ates. The focus of the series is on the establishment of national defense in- dustrial bases in these countries and joint collaborative defense projects as well as defense exports.

ADIP and the ADIP News Bulletin are joint initiatives of Verocy and Borchert Consulting & Research AG.

ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 2, No. 3


Turkey to open largest overseas base in Somalia, Saudi King travels APAC region, Emirati-Somali spat over naval base, Australia and UAE consider 10-year defnse plan, Turkey's SSM unveils new strategy paper, Belarus and Tawazun Economic Council sign MoU, NIMR Automotive eyeing opportunity in the Czech Republic, Weapon tests in Iran, ADSB and Lockheed Martin sign naval sustainment MoU, China to supply 300 Wing Loong II UAV to Saudi Arabia, Apache helicopters for Saudi Arabia, Turkey wants to buy S-400 with Russian loan, IDEX 2017 contracts, Qatar and Italy joint forces on naval training, Turkey set to establish space agency...

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ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 2, No. 2


UAE air defense on the move, Egypt envisions Red Sea strategy, Turkey and Pakistan looking to expand military ties, NATO opens new Gulf Center, TAI and BAE Systems join forces for TF-X fighter program, VOP CZ to cooperate with NIMR Automotive, Turkish epxort drive to leverage role of embassies, South Korean defense companies eye Saudi Arabia, Tunisia orders Damen OPV, "Shamoon 2" still haunts Saudi Arabia...

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ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 2, No. 1


Saudi Arabia quickly regains allies, Iran to expand missile defense power, new Egyptian national security priorities, TAI-SNC jointly develop Freedom Trainer for U.S. Air Force, Turkish, Saudi firms sign joint venture, Saab to support Emirati Airborne Surveillance Systems, Qatar set for armored vehicles from Turkey?, roll out of An-132D demonstrator for Saudi Arabia, Reiner Stemme Utility Air Systems develops ISR platform for Qatar...

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ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 5


GCC and UK announce renewed "strategic partnership", Egypt's interest in stepping up defense cooperation with Pakistan, Iran's role in Gulf militarization, Turkey's plea for increased technology cooperation among NATO members, massive U.S. defense sales to GCC, Ukranian SAR and EW aircraft for Saudi Arabia, UAE and South Korea interested in stepping up military cooperation, and Turkish-Pakistani plans to strenghten defense cooperation...

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ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 4


Renewed call to deepen GCC military cooperation, MENA/GCC response on the election of Donlad Trump as the 45th US President, Israeli worries about Russian influence on Hezbollah, Raytheon Chief meets Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, FNSS-PT.Pindad present design of jointly developed tank, Saudi Arabia and China to expand anti-terrorism cooperation, Nigeria and Isreal to cooperate on cyber security...

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ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 3


UAE military base in Libya revealed, Saudi Arabia under threat of losing allies, Russian plans for Egypt could stir controversy, Qatar-Indonesia defense cooperation, Japan to expand Djibouti military base, Pakistan calls for trilateral defense cooperation with Qatar and Turkey, Syria as a "test lab" for Russian weapon systems, Bahrain receives Chinese rocket system, review of British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE defense expenditure until 2021...

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ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 2


Baghdad's long-term interest in partnering with NATO, first Turkish military base in Africa, JASTA and the consequences for the Middle East role of the U.S., Havelsan's patent application on submarine subsystems, defense cooperation between Turkey and Azerbaijan, Iranian defense modernization programs, Saudi naval exercise, Italian-Iranian naval exercises, Houthi missile attack on UAE naval vessel, Daesh hiring cyber mercenaries...

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ADIP News Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 1


bn in U.S. military aid to Israel, Saudi Arabia's "pivot" to China and Japan, Russia's military cooperation agreements with Qatar and Bahrain, Saudi Arabia's purchase of Chinese Wing Loong UAV

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