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Military Helicopters

If Rooivalk leaves the DRC, FIB morale and confidence will suffer – Mapisa-Nqakula

Rooivalk in the DR Congo“Should the Rooivalk be withdrawn, the Force Intervention Brigade’s (FIB) morale and confidence will be negatively impacted on,” is one aspect of how Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula sees the home-grown combat support helicopter’s role in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

First operational mission for Belgian NH90 in Mali

A Belgian NH90.One of Belgium’s NH90 transport helicopters has carried out its first operational mission with the United Nations mission in Mali.

SAAF helicopter group in DRC logging less hours

Less flying hours for SAAF helicopters in DR CongoThe home-grown South African Rooialk combat support helicopter has gained more than its fair share of admirers during its first continental deployment but the number of hours logged on missions continues to decrease and its return home appears to be imminent.

Nigerian Air Force receives additional Mi-35Ms

Two newly delivered Nigerian Mi-35Ms.The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has taken delivery of another two Mi-35M attack helicopters from Russia, bringing the total delivered to four, out of twelve on order.


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