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Angola

Angola receives maritime surveillance aircraft from Israel

The Angolan Air Force is operating a Cessna Citation jet configured by Israel’s BIRD Aerosystems for the maritime surveillance role.

South Africa returns MiG-21 fighter jet to Angola

Under a cloak of secrecy, the South African government has returned to Angola a MiG-21 fighter jet that it acquired during the Border War conflict in 1988.

Angola has received its first Su-30s

The Angolan Air Force has taken delivery of its first two Su-30K fighters, and will receive another ten by early 2018.

Angola’s ruling MPLA wins election

Angola’s ruling MPLA party won the general election taking 61.07% of the vote, the electoral commission said, making João Lourenço the next president of sub-Saharan Africa’s third-largest economy.

Angolan border police take delivery of three new patrol boats

The Angolan Police service has taken delivery of three patrol boats that will be used by border patrol units to combat illegal fishing, cross-border crimes and other national security threats in the coastal areas of Tombwa in Namibe Province.
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