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Major Somali demining operation finishes

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A long-running project to clear two districts – Dhabad and Galdogob – of landmines in northern Somalia finished last month (December), leaving millions of...

Kenya’s Hizir APC order on track

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Kenya will start to receive the 118 Hizir armoured personnel carriers (APCs) it ordered from Turkey’s Katmerciler in early 2022. In July, Katmerciler said the...

Tanzania displays new tank during anniversary parade

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Tanzania’s military has revealed its acquisition of the Norinco VT2 main battle tank (MBT) from China during a parade marking the 60th anniversary of...

Malian military commissions new armoured vehicles

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Mali’s military has taken into service dozens of new armoured vehicles, including Norinco VN2C 6x6 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) from China. The vehicles were handed...

Paramount dogs to curb poaching at Table Mountain National Park

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Paramount K9 Solutions specialist dogs and handler training are set to bolster counter-poaching capabilities at SANParks’ Table Mountain National Park (TMNP). Last week, the park...

Proforce launches new Viper APC

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Proforce Defence has unveiled its new Viper armoured personnel carrier (APC), a lighter, faster and more manoeuvrable version of its Ara vehicle. The company said...

Spain’s Escribano to supply remotely controlled weapons stations to Egypt

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Escribano Mechanical and Engineering has conducted testing of its remotely controlled weapons stations (RCWS) on different Egyptian vehicles and platforms as part of a...

Egypt interested in acquiring K9 self-propelled howitzers

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The Egyptian military is considering acquiring K9 self-propelled howitzers and supporting vehicles from South Korea’s Hanwha Defence, which is exhibiting the K9 at the...

ISS: Mercenaries and private military security: Africa’s thin grey line

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The continent cannot afford a situation where states’ use of private companies becomes the norm. Recent reports indicate the presence of the Russian Wagner Group...

KPE begins production of Barys 6×6 IFVs for Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) has started production of the Barys 6x6 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) for the Kazakh military, which will receive its first...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...