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US military says Russia flew 14 MiG 29s and Su-24s to Libya

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Russian military personnel flew MiG 29 and Su-24 fighter planes to a Libyan airbase escorted by other Russian fighter jets, the US military said...

44 Squadron working with what’s available

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As with other South African Air Force (SAAF) units, 44 Squadron is faced with what is euphemistically termed “challenges” and in its particular case...

Angolan K-8 deliveries underway

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Angola has taken delivery of six K-8W trainer and light attack jets, and will receive another six during the course of this year. A photo...

LNA reportedly receives fighter jets as it plans escalation of Libya war

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The commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), General Khalifa Haftar, has threatened to escalate the LNA’s offensive in western Libya, amid reports that...

SAAF Herc still languishing outside at Goma

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Hercules C-130BZ (registration 403) is currently a coronavirus victim and has not been moved from where it unceremoniously stopped after a runway excursion in...

Nigerian Air Force continues the fight against insurgents

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has flown 1 700 combat hours over the last four months against Boko Haram insurgents, attacking more than three...

First Senegalese KT-1s arrive

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Senegal has taken delivery of the first two of four KT-1S light attack and trainer aircraft from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), with the remaining...

Russia begins production of Egyptian Su-35s

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Russia has started production of Su-35 fighter jets for Egypt as part of an order for two dozen of the jets. This is according to...

Bleak medium transport status at SAAF

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This is an important year for the SA Air Force (SAAF), which marks its centenary. However, the SAAF is currently facing a shortage of...

Two more Gripen pilots for the SAAF

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) is getting two more pilots for its Gripen fighters, including the first South African-born Indian Gripen pilot. On 4...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...