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Morocco orders AH-64 Apache attack helicopters

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Morocco has ordered 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from Boeing in a deal worth $440 million, after requesting the aircraft in late 2019. The US...

Botswana police to receive Enstrom 480Bs in August

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The Botswana Police Service will be receiving its three new Enstrom 480B helicopters in August, after their delivery was delayed by two months due...

German personnel in Mali receive medevac training with Starlite Super Puma

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South Africa’s Starlite Aviation is supplying a Super Puma helicopter to the European Union Training Mission Mali (EUTM), and German personnel deployed to the...

RAF extends Chinook deployment in Mali

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) deployment in Mali has been extended, with three CH-47 Chinook helicopters set to continue working with French forces in...

Nigerian Navy receives AW139 helicopter

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The Nigerian Navy has taken delivery of a new AW139 from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters, after the aircraft was ordered in 2016. The arrival of the...

Egypt orders AW149 and AW189 helicopters

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Egypt has ordered 24 AW149 combat helicopters and eight AW189 civil models from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters under an 871 million euro contract signed last...

Royal Air Force Chinooks exceed 2 000 flight hours in Mali

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) Chinook detachment supporting French troops in Mali has so far logged over 2 000 flight hours, including nearly 340...

Egypt seeking to upgrade Apache helicopters in $2.3 billion deal

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Egypt is looking to upgrade and refurbish 43 of its AH-64D Apache attack helicopters to AH-64E standard under a deal that could be worth...

SAAF Oryx rescues another seafarer off KZN coast

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter from Durban’s 15 Squadron has medically evacuated a sick passenger off a ship along the Durban...

Ukrainian helicopter crews continue to carry out peacekeeping tasks in the DRC

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Ukrainian military personnel from the 18th helicopter squadron, deployed to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continue to...

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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...