Anatomy of a bizarre firefight in Somalia

In July 2015, Burundian peacekeepers serving in AMISOM were ambushed by Al Shabaab near the town of Leego. With more information about the event now available via leaked Al Shabaab video, CONWAY WADDINGTON pieces together what happened.

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The Many Lives and Deaths of Abubakar Shekau

He lives. He dies. He lives again. CONWAY WADDINGTON takes stock of how many times the world has(n’t) killed Abubakar Shekau.

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Anatomy of a bizarre firefight in Somalia

Anatomy of a bizarre firefight in Somalia

In July 2015, Burundian peacekeepers serving in AMISOM were ambushed by Al Shabaab near the town of Leego. With more information about the event now available via leaked Al Shabaab video, CONWAY WADDINGTON pieces together what happened.


Meeting AHRLAC

Meeting AHRLAC

AHRLAC’s Leon Potgieter took ADR for a walkaround of their innovative new aircraft at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2016.


Project Carver emerges from the shadows

Project Carver emerges from the shadows

Denel’s stand at the Rand Show held earlier this year featured an unexpected surprise: It was the first time ever that a twin-engined model of South Africa’s highly-classified indigenous jet fighter programme of the 1980s had been shown in public.

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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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