Drones in the DRC

The UN has been using drones in the DRC for years, but the challenges of intelligence gathering in eastern DRC are formidable.

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Nuba Conflict Intensifying as Fighting Season Ends

As the rains come, Sudanese forces dig in. Latest developments from NUBA REPORTS.

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If We Leave, We Are Killed

In part II of the series, Richard talks to Klem Ryan, a then-senior member of UNMISS, about how the protection of civilian sites were seen from the UN’s perspective.

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If We Leave, We Are Killed

If We Leave, We Are Killed

Richard Stupart talks to the author of an IOM report on the challenges of civilian protection in South Sudan, and the future of the ‘PoC’ site model.

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Whither the Pirates?

Whither the Pirates?

Did you know that roughly 57 people are currently in pirate hands? Or that the average pirate will make up to $75,000 a run?

DEFENCE INDUSTRY NEWS

Rheinmetall Denel Defence Day in Pictures Part 1

A joint weapons and ammunition exhibition and testing by Rheinmetall and Denel was held from 20-23 April. Showcasing a wide array of systems and munitions, the several days’ live firings impressed the firepower and technology at hand in South Africa.

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France announces order for Airbus A330 MRTT air-to-air refuelling aircraft

The French Air Force has enormous experience in the field of air-to-air refuelling. It knows the factors which are critical to success and its selection of the A330 MRTT is a real honour for us. In addition it is a long-standing operator of our transport aircraft and as always we are particularly proud in gaining the further confidence of an existing customer.”

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