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The mysterious ban on Ian Khama’s helicopter

As they do not need a runway, politicians love helicopters but in Britain and Norway, a ban on a model used by the president of Botswana, General Ian Khama, has aviation experts shaking their heads.

Air Chiefs symposium held in Botswana

Air Chiefs and representatives from 29 African nations gathered on 16 May for an annual symposium in Botswana, which hosted a record number of African air chiefs.

Laptops will boost capacity of SADC regional peacekeeping training centre

Capacity and capability toward improving preparedness for the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) regional peacekeeping training centre (RPTC) in Botswana has been boosted by the addition of 11 laptop computers.

Three dead in Botswana Defence Force C212 crash

Three people have been killed in the crash of a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) C212 light transport aircraft.

SADC to get a regional logistics depot for its standby force

Indications are work will start this year on construction of a regional logistics depot in Botswana for the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC’s) standby force.
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Company News

  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.