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Botswana

Botswana acquires 14 Bat Hawk aircraft to boost anti-poaching operations

Botswana has taken delivery of 14 Bat Hawk light surveillance aircraft, which will be deployed in air-borne anti-poaching patrols to protect elephants and other endangered animal species in four major game reserves in the central and northern parts of the countries.

Botswana going for Gripen – report

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Airwing will be acquiring eight Swedish Gripen fighter jets according to the Business Weekly and Review.

Gallery: Botswana air show

The WesBank Botswana International Air Show was held at Matsieng Aerodrome in Botswana on 28 May and attracted dozens of aircraft, from gliders to jets. Click here to view the gallery.

Botswana seeking raft of new military hardware

Following on reports of Botswana in discussions with Sweden over the purchase of eight Gripen C/D fighter jets, it has emerged that the southern African country is seeking to acquire armoured vehicles and air defence systems as well.

Botswana interested in buying Gripens

Botswana is in talks with Sweden regarding the purchase of eight Gripen fighter jets from Saab, according to the country’s defence materiel agency.
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