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Ivory Coast getting replacement Mi-24s after two crashes

The Ivory Coast is taking delivery of two Mi-24 helicopters to replace those lost in recent crashes. An Mi-24 was delivered on 7 August 2020...

SAAF helps recover bodies at Hammarsdale Falls

The South African Air Force (SAAF) was instrumental in the recovery of two bodies at the bottom of the Hammarsdale Falls in KwaZulu-Natal. On Tuesday...

Lockheed Martin awarded contract for Moroccan Longbow radars

Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have been awarded a US Army contract for AH-64E Apache Longbow fire control radars for Morocco and three other...

Long distance rescue by 15 Squadron, 22 Squadron also in action

Treacherous weather and several hundred kilometres of rough flying did not stop the SA Air Force (SAAF) in the form of a 15 Squadron...

GE wins contract to supply Moroccan Apache engines

General Electric Aviation will supply T700 turboshaft engines for Morocco’s 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, which it ordered in June this year. Morocco will acquire...

Two dead in Kenya MD500 crash

Both pilots were killed when their MD500 helicopter crashed in Kenya on 13 July. “Today 13th July, 2020, at around 11:30, a Kenya Army helicopter...

Niger receives Mi-171Sh helicopters

Niger has apparently taken delivery of two armed Mi-171Sh helicopters after ordering the aircraft for some $47 million. According to the website Direct Niger, the...

Moroccan Gendarmerie gets new H125s

Morocco’s Gendarmerie has taken delivery of two new H125 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters, joining its fleet of nearly three dozen aircraft. The two H125s flew...

SAAF Oryx to the rescue again

An Oryx helicopter from the South African Air Force’s 15 Squadron based at Air Force Base Durban has again come to the rescue of...

UN helicopter shot at in Nigeria

Suspected Islamic extremists shot at a UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) helicopter in northern Nigeria at the weekend reportedly killing two civilians. President Muhammadu Buhari...


Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...