Weekend Briefing (8-12 November)

Welcome back to the Weekend Briefing, where we round up the week’s most interesting and important defence news and comment. This week we have closely followed developments in Ethiopia, a presidential assassination attempt in Iraq, the Polish-Belarus border crisis, Turkey’s rocket tests, and European sales of the Trophy-HV system. Check out these stories and more below:

New Ethiopian Alliance Announces Plans To Oust Abiy Government

Iraqi Prime Minister Survives Drone Assassination Attempt

Papua New Guinea Restores Organic Aviation Capability

The Fourth Ship Of The PN MİLGEM Project Is Laid Down At A Ceremony Held in Karachi

Draft Proposal Calls For Formation Of EU Intervention Force By 2025

German Frigate Bayern Visits Tokyo

Turkey Test-Fires The Siper Long-Range Air Defense Missile

USDP Kahl: No Tradeoffs Between Focusing On China Or Climate Change

The Pakistan Navy Receives First Chinese-Manufactured Type 054 A/P Frigate

US Army Reactivates Former Pershing Missile Unit As European Theater Fires Command

Dual Fisheries Enforcement Operations Conclude in the Pacific

Moscow Blames EU For Border Crisis As Backfire Bombers Overfly Belarus

Turkish-Made Unmanned Ground Vehicles To Go Into Serial Production

RFP Released for New Vanuatu Patrol Boat

Philippine Air Force Receives Black Hawk Helicopters

Rafael Launches EuroTrophy Joint Venture with KMW & General Dynamics

Lukashenko: “No Other Option” But To Use Russian Strategic Bombers For Border Patrols

Multiple Breach Attempts at Polish Border Stopped, Situation Critical

Ukrainian Foreign Minister: Eastern European Crises A Single “Hybrid Front”

Ukrainian officials inspect the control station of a border surveillance van on Ukraine's border with Belarus (Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine)

Baykar Puts In An Order For AI322F and AI25TLT Jet Engines From Ukraine For MIUS

Two Russian Paratroopers Killed In Snap Exercise Mishap In Belarus

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