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Algeria receives second Lockheed Martin Super Hercules

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The Algerian Air Force has taken delivery of a second Super Hercules transport from Lockheed Martin, and will receive further examples in the near...

Upgrading the SAAF’s ageing C-130BZ Hercules fleet would cost R1.6 billion

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The Department of Defence (DoD) is exploring upgrading the SA Air Force (SAAF) C-130BZ Hercules fleet at a cost of R1.6 billion. According to a...

No SAAF Museum air show this year

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There will almost certainly be no SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum air show this year, even though COVID-19 restrictions are considerably more relaxed regarding...

Proforce signs UAV agreement with France’s Aeraccess

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Nigeria’s Proforce has signed an agreement with France’s Aeraccess for the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as Proforce expands its portfolio into the...

Angolan C295 order firmed up

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Angola has placed a firm order for three Airbus C295 aircraft, four years after its government first revealed plans to acquire the aircraft, which...

S-Plane selected by Airbus for innovative wing demonstrator project

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Airbus has chosen S-Plane Automation to supply its X-KIT optionally piloted vehicle conversion kit for its eXtra Performance Wing demonstrator project, which will see...

New military aircraft maintenance facility being established in Morocco

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Sabca and Sabena Aerospace, part of Belgium’s Blueberry Group, together with Lockheed Martin, are establishing a military aircraft maintenance facility in Morocco. The Blueberry Group...

US, Senegalese aviators conduct exchange

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The Vermont Army National Guard and Senegalese Air Force took part in an aviation exchange as part of the State Partnership Programme between 13...

US approves possible AH-1Z Viper sale to Nigeria

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The United States has approved a possible sale of 12 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters to Nigeria in a deal that could be worth...

Ports Authority rescues stranded flood survivors

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Transnet National Ports Authority has rescued at least 80 people during the torrential flooding in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal. The areas has received significant downpours of rain...

HAL signs deal with Nigerian Army for further helicopter training

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India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a contract with the Nigerian Army for further helicopter pilot training. This marks the continuation of a contract...

Kenyatta commissions Kenya Air Force Aviation Centre of Excellence

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Kenya’s President and Commander-in-Chief Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned the Kenya Air Force’s new Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE), which will be used by the...

US Air Force advisors train Ghanaian Armed Forces in aeromedical evacuation for UN deployment

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US Air Force airmen assigned to the 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently trained six medical members with the Ghanaian Armed Forces on aeromedical...

Sri Lanka rotates Mi-17s with UN mission in CAR

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The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has dispatched two Mi-17 helicopters to its aviation contingent in the Central African Republic (CAR). These are serving with...

Mali receives Mi-24s and radars from Russia

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Mali’s military has received two Mi-24P attack helicopters from Russia as part of continuing efforts to bolster the country’s armed forces. The Forces Armees Maliennes...

Eight killed when Pakistani helicopter shot down in DRC

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M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reportedly shot down a Puma medium transport helicopter in MONUSCO service, killing all eight people...

Nigerian Air Force interested in Airbus aircraft

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The Nigerian Air Force has expressed interest in acquiring new aircraft from Airbus and has held discussions with the Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria on...

Two dead in Zambian SF-260 crash

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Two Zambia Air Force pilots have been killed after their SF-260 trainer crashed near Livingstone. Director Public Relations & Foreign Liaison, Lieutenant Colonel Helen Chota,...

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