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Djibouti

Multilateral non-combatant evacuation exercise held in Djibouti

Initiated by the Japanese military, the US Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported the first joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training in Djibouti on 29 September.

Chinese troops stage first live-fire drills at overseas base in Djibouti

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) staged its first-ever live-fire drills at its only foreign logistics base in Djibouti, in a move designed to 'explore a new training model for the garrison'.

US demos RQ-11 to Djibouti as it provides AMISOM with UAV expertise

The United States military’s Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) has conductedan RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) demonstrationfor the Djiboutian military, as it provides a UAV surveillance system to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

US practices amphibious assault in Djibouti

US military forces are carrying out Exercise Alligator Dagger off the coast of Djibouti to prepare incoming Amphibious Readiness Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit teams in the region for operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. 

First foreign Chinese military base opened in Djibouti

China formally opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same day as the People's Liberation Army marks its 90th birthday, state media said.
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