Defense affirms that the drone contracts for the Civil Guard with an organization associated to ‘Mediator’ are authorized

Defense Minister, Margarita Robles this Friday in Bamako (Mali)Ministry of Defense

The Army made two awards in 2020 and 2021 with an organization associated to the ‘Mediator case’ for Civil Guard companies in worldwide missionsBoth contracts whole 130,000 euros and consisted of the acquisition of three drones and 25 safety programs detection of those ships Margarita Robles affirms that the contracts adjust to the regulation and that they’re accessible “to whoever desires to see them”

The Army formalized two contracts with an organization concerned within the ‘Meditor case’ for the acquisition of companies associated to drones for the Civil Guard, which the Ministry of Defense stresses that they have been carried out in compliance with all present rules.

The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, was the one who revealed this Thursday from Mali that each one the contracts made by her Department had been reviewed after the scandal of the ‘Mediator’ plot and two Army contracts with one of many firms had been discovered. associated to the case.

This is a contract awarded in November 2020 and one other one a yr later, in November 2021. In each circumstances the award was made to the corporate ‘Asesoramiento y servicio de drones SL’.

Three drones and 25 detection programs for 130,000 euros

The first of the contracts has an quantity of 119,064 euros for the provision of 25 drone detection and placement programs for provision to Civil Guard deployments within the framework of peacekeeping operations, as acknowledged within the specs situations.

Four provides have been submitted to the tender and the award was made on November 30, 2020 to the corporate now associated to ‘Mediador’ for being “probably the most advantageous”.

The second is a minor contract, price 15,000 euros, awarded in November 2021. The object was the acquisition of three unmanned plane (RPAS) for safety work and knowledge gathering in worldwide deployments carried out by the Union of Rural Action of the Civil Guard.

“They stain the respect of the Civil Guard”

Robles insisted that these contracts have been awarded “complying with all authorized procedures” and “they’re accessible to anybody who desires to see and examine them.” In the identical method, he maintained that the Ministry of Defense “neither is aware of nor has any relationship” with the Civil Guard common imprisoned for “Mediator” and neither “with all of the corrupt which can be popping out.”

The Minister of Defense thus requested that “Justice go to the top” as a result of it’s “unacceptable from all factors of view.” “When there are behaviors of people who find themselves corrupt, who sully the respect of the Civil Guard, they’re sulliing everybody’s honor,” she denounced, demanding “most harshness” in opposition to the corrupt.