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News Belgium » Security: Terror threat lowered but soldiers will guard major sites, warns Belgium PM

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/908879/Belgium-prime-minister-Charles-Michel-jihadists-Paris-Brussels-airport-terror
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The national security council has been informed of the official communication of the lowering of the threat level from three to two Charles Michel Belgium was placed on high alert after the Paris November 2015 attacks, and again in March 2016 after ...

News Belgium » Security: Belgium Reduces Security Threat Level

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-01-22/belgium-reduces-security-threat-level
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium reduced its national threat level on Monday, saying a militant attack had become less likely almost two years after bombings killed 32 people in Brussels. The prime minister said the country had reduced the threat level to two ...

News Belgium » Security: Belgium lowers threat level, deeming attacks less likely

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/belgium-reduces-security-threat-level-155805409.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

"There is a security culture which has developed over the past years." Belgian soldiers will continue to patrol streets, but in fewer numbers. The move is expected to save money and relieve pressure on a stretched military, allowing troops to train.

News Belgium » Security: Belgium reduces terror threat to level unseen since 2015

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/22/belgium-reduces-terror-threat-to-level-unseen-since-2015.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

BRUSSELS – Belgium is reducing its terror threat level from the second ... The Coordination Unit for Threat Analysis lowered the security rating on Monday to level two, indicating there was "little likelihood" of an attack. The threat level briefly ...

News Belgium » Security: US State Department clears potential (and likely) sale of F-35s to Belgium

News channel or source: https://www.defensenews.com/air/2018/01/19/us-state-department-clears-potential-and-likely-sale-of-f-35s-to-belgium/
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

(Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook/U.S. Air Force) WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department on Friday pre-emptively approved a sale of F-35s to Belgium, opening the door ... the Defense Security Agency stated. While it’s uncommon for the State Department ...

News Belgium » Security: State Dept. OKs Possible $6.5B Sale Of F-35s To Belgium

News channel or source: https://www.law360.com/articles/1004326/state-dept-oks-possible-6-5b-sale-of-f-35s-to-belgium
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Under the deal, Belgium will purchase 34 of the conventional takeoff and landing model of the jet, the F-35A, and 38 engines, including four spares, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in its Jan. 18 announcement, made public on Friday.

News Belgium » Security: Belgium terror alert lowered to pre-attack level

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/world/belgium-terror-alert-lowered-to-pre-attack-level-id7878100.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

But Michel said it was "not the same level two as before" the attacks, adding that a new and reinforced security culture was now in place in Belgium. Michel's spokesman Frederic Cauderlier told AFP that troops who have been on Belgian streets since 2015 ...

News Belgium » Security: State Dept Clears $6.53B Lockheed-Built F-35A Aircraft Sale to Belgium

News channel or source: https://www.govconwire.com/2018/01/state-dept-clears-6-53b-lockheed-built-f-35a-aircraft-sale-to-belgium/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday. The proposed transaction aims to help Belgium build up its air-to-ground and air-to-air defense capability, increase its aircraft inventory, deter regional aggression and facilitate interoperability ...

News Belgium » Security: U.S. approves possible sale of F-35 jets to Belgium for $6.5 billion

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lockheed-arms-belgium/u-s-approves-possible-sale-of-f-35-jets-to-belgium-for-6-5-billion-idUSKBN1F82SY
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

“This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping ... eyeing a purchase of the stealthy jet as potential new customers. Belgium is still in the midst of an ongoing competition for a new ...

News Belgium » Security: State Department OK’s $6.5 Billion Sale Of 34 F-35s To Belgium

News channel or source: http://www.defensedaily.com/state-department-oks-6-5-billion-sale-34-f-35s-belgium/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The State Department approved a possible $6.5 billion Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Belgium for 34 Conventional Take-off and Landing (CTOL) F-35A variants.The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) told Congress of the certification on Friday.