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Royal Air Force Chinooks conduct heavy lift operations in Mali

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An RAF Chinook has delivered heavy equipment to extend French and Malian forces' operational range as part of Op Barkhane, the French counter insurgency...
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Trump orders assessment of security risks of Chinese drones

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President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order directing US agencies to assess any security risks from Chinese-made drones in American government fleets...
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Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch

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Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA...

SAAF misses flying hour targets

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) did not meet its own set targets for flying hours in the 2019/20 financial year, with total hours and...

American Robotics gets FAA nod to fly fully automated drones

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The US Federal Aviation Administration granted Massachusetts-based American Robotics Inc permission to operate automated drones. The decision limits operations to areas with light air traffic...

SAAF assists in rescue of six flood victims

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) used an Oryx helicopter to assist in the rescue of six people who had been trapped due to...

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen says it intercepted three Houthi drones

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The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen said on Friday it had intercepted and destroyed three explosive-laden drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement...

Denel still seeing interest in Rooivalk

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Denel Aeronautics is still receiving international interest in its Rooivalk attack helicopter, with consistent enquiries for a number of years. Since around 2015, Denel has...

French watchdog condemns police for unlawful use of drones to patrol lockdown

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French data privacy watchdog CNIL condemned the Interior Ministry for the unlawful use of drones to oversee demonstrations and make sure people were respecting...

Mali receives additional Mi-35 attack helicopters

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Mali’s Air Force has taken delivery of another two Mi-35 attack helicopters from Russia, as part of a 2016 order for four. Photos of the...

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Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

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Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...
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