War Profiteers: news and updates, August-October 2015

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A summary of news and updates about war profiteers and the arms trade, from international media outlets and industry newsletters.

Spain, Israel, IMI wins Spanish ammunition deal, October 2015 http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israel-military-industries-wins-spanish-ammunition-deal-1001070780

Sweden, Brazil, Critics: Swedish-Brazil arms deal leaves taxpayers in risky situation, September 2015, http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2054&artikel=6265640

Indonesia, Russia, Indonesia to buy new submarines from Russia, September 2015 http://thediplomat.com/2015/09/indonesia-to-buy-new-submarines-from-rus…

France, Egypt, France says Egypt to buy Mistral warships, September 2015, http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense-news/2015/09/23/france-says-eg…

Kenya, Weapons found inside U.N. vehicles on ship in Kenya - vessel owner, September 2015, http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/09/23/uk-kenya-ship-idUKKCN0RN1ON201…

Romania, Romanian Government To Overhaul Defense Industry, Buy New Weapons, September 2015, www.defensenews.com/story/defense/policy-budget/policy/2015/09/21/roman…

China, Egypt, Exclusive: China trying to undercut Germany on submarine offer to Egypt, September 2015, http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/15/us-china-egypt-submarines-exc…

Bulgaria, Bulgarian weapons manufacturer Arsenal looking for Africa agents, September 2015, http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&i…

United Kingdom, DSEI weapons fair: authoritarian regimes descend on London, September 2015, http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/14/dsei-weapons-fair-authorit…

Kuwait, Kuwait to puchase 28 typhoons, September 2015, http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/2015/09/11/kuwait-purchase-28-…

Israel, Germany, Israel Sends Naval Engineers to Germany to Help in Ship Deal, August 2015, http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.673333

Thailand, Thai military receives EC725 helicopters, August 2015, http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2015/08/25/Thai-mili…

Panama, Panama moves to cancel $200m Finmeccanica deal, August 2015, http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/air-space/space/2015/08/22/panama-moves-cancel-finmeccanica-deal/32151343/

Kenya, More Beryl M762 rifles delivered to Nigeria, August 2015, http://www.janes.com/article/53541/more-beryl-m762-rifles-delivered-to-nigeria?utm_campaign=[PMP]_PC5308_J360%2012.08.15%20_KV_Deployment&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua

 

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