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Egypt requests countermeasures, targeting pods from the US

Egypt has requested the sale of a Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) system for head-of-state aircraft and Sniper targeting pods from the United States...

Second Nigerian Air Force Mi-171E inducted

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has inducted into service a second Mi-171E helicopter in a ceremony that also saw the induction of another L-39ZA...

85 Combat Flying School conducts air to air training exercise

Forty-eight members of the South African Air Force’s (SAAF’s) 85 Combat Flying School (CFS) participated in an air-to-air training exercise at Air Force Base...

No December wings parade at AFB Langebaanweg

The SA Air Force (SAAF) presented a pilot’s course last year but those who made it will not be able to say they earned...

Nigerian Air Force puts aircraft up for sale

The Nigerian Air Force has put up a number of aircraft for sale, including 20 MiG-21 fighters. The MiG-21s have been advertised by United States-based...

AFB Waterkloof management working hard under difficult circumstances – Marais

Air Force Base Waterkloof, once known as the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) centre of transport excellence is a title the current base boss is...

Pilots killed in Air Force of Zimbabwe SF-260 trainer crash

The Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) has confirmed the loss of two pilots who died when the SF-260 trainer aircraft they were flying crashed...

Another international honour for Des Barker

Retired SA Air Force (SAAF) major general Des Barker added one more to an already impressive list of achievements when the Herman R Salmon...

Senegal to receive more Epsilon trainers from France

Senegal’s Air Force will next year take delivery of another three TB-30 Epsilon piston-engine trainers from France, while Togo is returning its two aircraft...

PTDI preparing to deliver another CN235 to Senegal

PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) will soon deliver another CN235 aircraft to Senegal, which will use it for maritime patrol. PTDI on 8 December posted photos...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

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...