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US, Morocco launch vast military exercise

DefenceTalkThe United States and Morocco on Monday launched the vast annual “African Lion” military exercise, amid heightened tensions between the North African kingdom and neighboring Algeria. The exercise, which began in the southern Moroccan region of Agadir and lasts the rest of the month, involves some 7,500 personnel from 10 nations such as Brazil, France […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-morocco-launch-vast-military-exercise-79011/

East Africa army chiefs discuss regional force for east DR Congo

DefenceTalkEast African army chiefs held discussions Tuesday on establishing a regional military force to restore security in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a statement. Meeting in east DRC’s commercial hub of Goma, the heads of the militaries of the East African Community stated that they had discussed the “initial modalities” of such a […]https://www.defencetalk.com/east-africa-army-chiefs-discuss-regional-force-for-east-dr-congo-78906/

Germany agrees $107 bn fund to modernize military in face of Russia threat

DefenceTalkGermany’s government and conservative opposition have agreed a deal that will release 100 billion euros ($107 billion) to modernize the army in the face of the Russian threat. An agreement was reached late Sunday to create a special fund for military procurement that will also allow Berlin to achieve NATO’s target of spending two percent […]https://www.defencetalk.com/germany-agrees-107-bn-fund-to-modernize-military-in-face-of-russia-threat-78844/

Prague to get German tanks in exchange for Ukraine aid

DefenceTalkThe Czech Republic will receive 15 Leopard 2 A4 tanks from Germany in exchange for military equipment it sent Ukraine, its defence ministry said on Wednesday. Prague will also start talks on the purchase of another 50 Leopard 2 A7+ tanks, ministry spokesman Jakub Fajnor said in a statement. “The German side appreciates the extent […]https://www.defencetalk.com/prague-to-get-german-tanks-in-exchange-for-ukraine-aid-78805/