Algeria to Return MiG-29SMTs

ALGERIA HAS reached agreement with Russia to return 15 MiG-29s delivered in 2006/7. Mikhail Dmitriev, head of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Co-operation, held talks on February 6 with Algerian armed forces chief of staff Salah Ahmed Gaid about their return.

In 2006, Algeria ordered 28 MiG-29SMT-2s and six MiG-29UBTs through Rosoboronexport (see More Details Announced on Algerian Arms Deals, May 2006, p26). Delivery of the MiG-29UBTs was completed in 2007. However, MiG-29SMT-2 deliveries were halted last May (see Algerian MiG-29SMT Deliveries Halted, September 2007, p28), after 15 had arrived, Algeria citing use of used or sub-standard components as

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Ukroboronprom sent to Algeria batch of Mi-24 Refurbished

On the territory of the State Enterprise "Konotopskiy Aircraft Repair Plant" Aviacon ", which is part of the Civil Code" Ukroboronprom "held test flights of combat helicopters Mi-24 after a major overhaul.

 Party helicopters of the type mentioned are overhauled to "AVIAKON" under a contract with one of the countries in the African continent. According to the information portal "Ukraine Industrial" order to repair and modernize the armed forces helicopters placed Algeria.

"The results confirmed the high level of operations carried out by Ukrainian specialists works. Tests have shown that the technical characteristics of

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Tekhnopromexport in Algeria

The company is present in the energy market of Algeria since the early 1970s. During this time with the participation of specialists Tekhnopromeksport built TPP "Zhizhel» (3×210 MW) and 'Annaba »(1×55 MW).

Algerian experts have repeatedly complained about the high efficiency of power built Technopromexport. The company is currently carrying out major repairs of the third unit of the TPP "Zhizhel." The first and second blocks of the station has already passed the Algerian society for the production of electricity (SPE), which belongs to Sonelgaz.

In the works at the block number 3 will

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From the earthquake in Algeria has suffered 5 people

May 20, 2013. In the field of Bejaia Algeria earthquake of magnitude 5.5 points. The epicenter was sufficiently strong push depth 12.6 km and was at sea, 250 kilometers east of the capital Algiers and 17 km to the east of the city of Bejaia. Earthquake damage has managed several buildings in Bejaia and neighboring Aokase, the walls of which were formed cracks.

The natural disaster has caused injury five other Algerians. Fortunately, all cases considered by doctors is not very serious, and do not threaten the life of the patients. Two people were injured when fell from a shaky

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In the north of Algeria and southern Peru earthquake occurred

July 17, 2013. The earthquake, which arose in the northern part of Algeria, had a magnitude of 4.9 and depth of the epicenter about 10 km, which is only 3.4 km away from the more residential areas, for example, Buinana, Sjöblom and Bugaroy. The epicenter of the quake the morning and the capital city of Algeria shared by only 23 km.

Information about the consequences of the earthquake is extremely small. From local radio has learned that the earthquake affected seven people, four of them were injured by falling objects in Algeria and another three in Blida. At several houses

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Africa has the snow

Africa has the heavy snow weather and climate

Severe winter snow and frost, recently fell on Europe, is not passed by the Mediterranean coast of North Africa. Eastern region of the Atlas Mountains in north-eastern Algeria and the north-west of Tunisia most affected by snow storms that have come from Europe. An unprecedented number of snow isolated several villages, forcing local officials to assist with air.

Massive Arctic cyclone in Mediterranean humidity caused especially heavy snowfalls. Unlike most of the countries of North Africa, which is dominated by the dry desert climate of the Sahara region of the Atlas Mountains

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Flooding in western Algeria

Flooding in western Algeria Natural Disasters

Heavy rains have caused flooding in the western part of one of the northern states of Africa. Dozens of roads were flooded national importance, because of the water stopped working a few tracks.

Tlemtsen province in 580 km from the capital of Algeria has been hit hard, there for a reason floods were completely inaccessible national roads 22 and 98. Reported on the fall of the bridge is part of the highway in the province of al-Bayda. The result halted traffic on three highways of the province. Disrupted communications and the infrastructure

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The Russian GLONASS system is interested in Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

The Russian GLONASS system is interested in Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, told Itar-Tass Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov. "Indeed, the Arab countries continue to show a marked interest in cooperation with Russia in the field of high technology, — he said. "Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait are interested in working with us in the fields of nuclear energy and space, including the sharing of the Russian satellite navigation system GLONASS," — said Bogdanov.

Ukroboronprom sent to Algeria batch of Mi-24 Refurbished

On the territory of the State Enterprise "Konotopskiy Aircraft Repair Plant" Aviacon ", which is part of the Civil Code" Ukroboronprom "held test flights of combat helicopters Mi-24 after a major overhaul.

 Party helicopters of the type mentioned are overhauled to "AVIAKON" under a contract with one of the countries in the African continent. According to the information portal "Ukraine Industrial" order to repair and modernize the armed forces helicopters placed Algeria.

"The results confirmed the high level of operations carried out by Ukrainian specialists works. Tests have shown that the technical characteristics of

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Ukroboronprom sent to Algeria batch of Mi-24 Refurbished

On the territory of the State Enterprise "Konotopskiy Aircraft Repair Plant" Aviacon ", which is part of the Civil Code" Ukroboronprom "held test flights of combat helicopters Mi-24 after a major overhaul.

 Party helicopters of the type mentioned are overhauled to "AVIAKON" under a contract with one of the countries in the African continent. According to the information portal "Ukraine Industrial" order to repair and modernize the armed forces helicopters placed Algeria.

"The results confirmed the high level of operations carried out by Ukrainian specialists works. Tests have shown that the technical characteristics of

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