Conferences & Events
Lebanese Defense Minister Calls for Intelligence Sharing to Counter Terrorism
Lebanon’s Defense Minister on Thursday called on the international community to organize a process for intelligence exchange to assist in countering
French President Pledges Military Support to Lebanon
French President Francois Hollande on Saturday pledged financial and military support for Lebanon and urged politicians to end the political crisis by electing a president as soon as possible, at the start of a regional
Lebanese Armed Forces to Receive £20 Million Aid from UK
Lebanon’s Armed Forces are to receive over £20 million in aid from the British government to help stop Syria’s civil war spilling over its
Saudi Arabia Suspends $3 Billion Military Grant to Lebanon
Saudi Arabia said Friday it has stopped a $3 billion program for military supplies to Lebanon in protest against Hezbollah, the Shiite militant group fighting in support of Syria’s
Lebanon’s $3 Billion Saudi Arms Grant “On Track”
Lebanon’s Defense Minister Samir Moqbel and Army Commander General Jean Qahwaji (photo) assured that they have been officially notified that the Saudi grant to purchase French weapons is “on track” and that the arms are in the making
Lebanese Air Force Acquires Six A-29 Super Tucano
The Republic of Lebanon confirmed the acquisition of six A-29 Super Tucano turboprop aircraft from Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada
Lebanon Seeks More U.S. Aid to Eliminate Landmines
Lebanon asked the United States Monday for more aid in eliminating landmines planted during the Lebanese civil war and in later
Russia Wishes to Strengthen Lebanese Army to Fight ISIL
Russia wants to promote modernization of the Lebanese Armed Forces and law enforcement agencies, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (photo) said last week at a meeting of the Lebanon Support Group.
Airbus D&S to Build Tetra Terminal Repair Centre in Beirut
Encouraged by the growing Tetra (terrestrial trunked radio) market in Lebanon, Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus D&S) and its local value-added reseller Serta Channels SAL have decided to build a certified Tetra terminal repair centre in Beirut.
Lebanon’s General Security to Participate at SMES 2015
On the occasion of the Security and Middle East Show (SMES 2015), to be held from 8 to 10 September in Biel (Beirut), Lebanese Major General Abbas Ibrahim (photo), Director General of the General Security expressed the significance of participating
Lebanon to Host Security Middle East Show (SMES 2015)
The Lebanese capital, Beirut will host the Security Middle East Show (SMES 2015), under the patronage of the former Lebanese Prime President Saad Al Hariri, and supported by the Ministry of Interior, the Lebanese Army Command and the Internal
Lebanon Requests 1,000 TOW 2A Missiles
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for TOW 2A Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support.
Lebanon Requests Six A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $462 million.
Lebanon Requests 1,000 AGM-114 Hellfire II Missiles
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for AGM-114 Hellfire II missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $146 million.
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.
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