Tag: armament

US State Department approves Morocco’s purchase request of 10 Air Missiles

April 15, 2020

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Morocco of ten AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Air Launched missiles ... Read More

Morocco’s armament raises concern in Spain

April 1, 2019

The recent announcement of the acquisition of 25 F16 fighter jets by Morocco sparked some concern in Spanish media, which is now speaking of the ... Read More

Russia refrains from supporting Bouteflika to secure long-term interest

March 23, 2019

Russia has surprisingly shied away from supporting the authoritarian status quo in Algeria as it seeks to secure its long term interest in the North ... Read More

Morocco Spent $244 million on US Arms in 2016

December 19, 2017

Morocco remains the first market for US armament industry in North Africa, with sales amounting to $244 million in 2016. Moroccan media reports said that ... Read More

Crisis-hit Algeria Earmarks 25% of its Budget to Defense

October 29, 2017

Despite announcing austerity measures to fend off an impending crisis, Algeria maintained its lavish spending on defense to which it earmarked 25% of its 2018 ... Read More

Cash-strapped Algeria Continues to Spend Lavishly on Defense, SIPRI

April 26, 2017

As it heeds straight towards the depletion of its oil-money coffers, Algeria imposed austerity measures, cutting subsidies and introducing taxes, while maintaining lavish spending on ... Read More