The Past Week in Defence #34 (12 December – 18 December 2020)

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In this week’s edition, global arms industry sales rise, and the United States boosts Nigeria’s maritime security with new surveillance equipment.

In SANDF news, the Department of Defence explains its website absence, and military veterans appear to be creeping up government’s priority list.

In industry news, Etion Create is making up for lost time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Israel Shipyards delivers last two Shaldag Fast Patrol boats to Senegal, and Protechnik expertise turned to sanitisers and disinfectants.



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00:00:39 – Global arms industry sales rise
00:01:51 – US boosts Nigeria’s maritime security with new surveillance equipment
00:02:36 – DoD explains website absence
00:03:50 – Are military veterans creeping up government’s priority list?
00:05:03 – Etion Create making up for lost time
00:06:14 – Israel Shipyards delivers last two Shaldag Fast Patrol boats to Senegal
00:06:43 – Protechnik expertise turned to sanitisers and disinfectants