DJIBOUTI’S US DRONE APRON EXPANDS

The U.S. continues to expand drone aprons at African airfields in Djibouti and Niger, recent satellite imagery acquired by Digitalglobe confirms.

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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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Aircraft of the South African Airforce

We’ve collaborated with CIGeography to produce a poster-size layout of all of the country’s aircraft.

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Aircraft of the South African Air Force

Aircraft of the South African Air Force

African Defence Review, in collaboration with Louis Martin-Vézian of Contemporary Issues and Geography, has created a comprehensive fact sheet of the aircraft and systems of the South African Air Force.

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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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