Colombia and the realization of its integrated national defense system

Since last year, Colombian intelligence has reported a notable increase in interference operations, particularly of a non-conventional nature, against Colombia, emanating from both Russia and Venezuela, with the apparent aim of spreading disinformation and destabilization campaigns against the national establishment, including by financing violent protests amid the peaceful demonstrations of 2021.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After at least two decades of studies, forecasts, intentions and postponed decisions, the Colombian government under President Iván Duque is finally implementing the demands of the Armed Forces and the determination of the Social and Economic Policy Council of 2019 to re-equip the Integrated National Defense System (SIDEN).

In this context, the Colombian Armed Forces have insisted on the need to initiate processes of renewal, replacement, modernization and, especially, re-equipment of the main national defense systems, as deterrence capabilities continue to decline due to their obsolescence-and, in many cases, due to the . . .

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