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  1. ISS: Is the African Standby Force any closer to being deployed?

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    The African Union (AU)-directed African Standby Force (ASF) has not been deployed since its establishment in 2003. This is despite the AU’s extensive experience with peace support operations in countries ...
    Friday, 02 November 2018
  2. SADC ready to take command of the African Standby Force

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... exercise was final preparation for the regional bloc ahead of it taking over command of the African Union (AU) African Standby Force (ASF) next year. According to the SADC secretariat southern Africa “is ...
    Friday, 26 October 2018
  3. SADC completes command post exercise ahead of ASF duties

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... Southern African regional bloc taking command of the African Standby Force (ASF) next year as a SADC member. Speaking at the CPX venue, Malawi’s Armed Forces College at Salima, SADC executive secretary ...
    Tuesday, 23 October 2018
  4. SADC preparing for AU Standby Force rostering

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    The second of three Southern African Development Community (SADC) planning conferences ahead of the regional bloc taking up position on the AU African Standby Force (ASF) roster in January next year was ...
    Wednesday, 06 June 2018
  5. Africa Logistics Symposium 2018 focusses on strategic lift

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    ... regional logistical depots throughout Africa, in support of the Africa Standby Force. “This year we are discussing how we will move assets in support of the ASF,” Wolff said. “The biggest challenge, ...
    Friday, 11 May 2018
  6. Africa Logistics Symposium 2018 hosted in Addis Ababa

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    ... the Africa Standby Force (ASF) by enhancing the working relationships between the Regional Logistics Depots, and the Continental Logistics Base, which was inaugurated this year on Jan. 5, in Douala, Cameroon. ...
    Thursday, 19 April 2018
  7. The African Peace and Security Architecture – a system for the past or adapting to the future?

    Category: Joint/Military Art & Science

    The African Standby Force (ASF) has been declared to have reached full operational capability (FOC), in four out the five African regions. Full Operational Capability was the conclusion of the so-called ...
    Thursday, 12 April 2018
  8. African militaries must prioritise logistics

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    ... training from multiple partners. This is where capacity and capability can be enhanced for African militaries. Preposition stocks for just-in-time logistics support: The African Standby Force (ASF) ...
    Tuesday, 28 November 2017
  9. How the African Standby Force can deal with disasters

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    Africa has for years been working toward creating a force that could respond quickly to security crises anywhere on the continent. Known as the African Standby Force (ASF), it brings to bear 25,000 personnel ...
    Monday, 27 November 2017
  10. ISS: Ad hoc security initiatives a potential force multiplier for the AU

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... operations (PSOs) – particularly the African Standby Force (ASF) – still dominate policy discussions around APSA, African approaches to conflicts should move beyond focusing simply on the traditional use ...
    Friday, 01 September 2017

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