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peacekeeping - News Archive

Search Keyword peacekeeping Total: 10 results found.

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  1. Surveillance technology helps secure border zones

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... is no longer the case. The cost of buying surveillance imagery from commercial satellites or launching a satellite has dropped greatly. Walter Dorn, an expert on technology and peacekeeping, said ...
    Friday, 25 May 2018
  2. Invest in poor rural areas to curb exclusion, quash extremism

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... of development spending”. “Even now with a peacekeeping force in Mali there are parts of the country that are essentially not stable and secure ... even a country like Nigeria has struggled to contain ...
    Friday, 25 May 2018
  3. If Rooivalk leaves the DRC, FIB morale and confidence will suffer – Mapisa-Nqakula

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... would be returning to South Africa towards mid-year. This is apparently at the request of the United Nations, which is currently busy with a cost-cutting drive across all it peace support and peacekeeping ...
    Thursday, 24 May 2018
  4. Discipline needed in SANDF – DA and FF+

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... protected jobs for cronies,” Marais said. He wants the SANDF to focus on land border patrol and protection, maritime patrol and supporting the oceans economy and on regional peacekeeping to secure ...
    Monday, 21 May 2018
  5. Extra peacekeepers deployed to Unity State

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... head of the UN mission, said in a statement. Dozens have been killed in the area in recent weeks, UNMISS said. “Our fresh deployment will enable peacekeeping troops to patrol deeper to reach ...
    Friday, 18 May 2018
  6. Complex and deadly new threats mean UN missions must adapt – Force Commanders

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    Evolving and increasingly deadly threats, together with worsening humanitarian crises mean United Nations peacekeeping missions need more support for ‘blue helmets’ on the ground, Force Commanders told ...
    Friday, 11 May 2018
  7. Nine Kenyan soldiers dead in al Shabaab clash

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... of Islamic law. The group also conducts frequent assaults in Kenya, mostly bordering Somalia, to put pressure on the Kenyan government to withdraw its peacekeeping troops from Somalia. Kenya ...
    Tuesday, 08 May 2018
  8. Arab troops to Syria possible

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    ... to United Nations peacekeeping operations,” said Ahmed Abu Zeid in a statement. Saudi Arabia said last month it was open to sending troops to Syria under a wider coalition. Hundreds of thousands ...
    Monday, 07 May 2018
  9. SAAF helicopter group in DRC logging less hours

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... mid-year. This is believed to be at the request of the United Nations, which is busy with a major cost-cutting drive throughout its peace support and peacekeeping missions worldwide. The recent visit ...
    Friday, 04 May 2018
  10. Denel's new board facing a Herculean task

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... in a new round of procurement activity under the Vision 2020 plan – a strategic blueprint designed to better equip the South African military for an evolving array of peacekeeping, humanitarian assistance, ...
    Thursday, 03 May 2018

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.

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    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

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