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Egypt getting Chaparral air defence system modifications

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Egypt will be upgrading its Chaparral air defence systems under a $17 million contract with the United States’ ProjectXYZ. On 26 July the US Department...

IED training for Africa

A US-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician showed colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after detonation of a roadside explosive. Security experts...

Milkor launches Integrated Systems division

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As it continues to grow and expand its capability offerings, Milkor has launched a new division, Milkor Integrated Systems. The new division’s product system and...

EU training Mali on donated Casspirs

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The European Union Training Mission (EUTM) Mali has been training Malian forces on the Casspir armoured personnel carriers that were recently donated by Germany. Germany’s...

Nigerian Army commissions more Ara armoured vehicles

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The Nigerian Army has commissioned into service another batch of Ara armoured personnel carriers manufactured by Nigeria’s Proforce. The Nigerian Army took four vehicles into...

Turkey’s Katmerciler receives export order from African country

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Turkish armoured vehicle manufacturer Katmerciler has received a $20 million export order from an undisclosed African country. This is Katmerciler’s first export order for the...

Senegal received 2 200 M4 carbines from the US

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Senegal’s military recently received 2 200 M4 carbines from the United States through its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system. Senegal’s Army requested the weapons and...

Egypt receives last of 930 MRAPs; requests more from US

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The United States has transferred a final shipment of 101 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to Egypt, completing an Excess Defence Articles grant...

Mali receives donated Casspir armoured personnel carriers

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Mali has received 29 Casspir armoured personnel carriers and other equipment donated by Germany as part of efforts to beef up security in the...

Chad orders Ara 2 armoured vehicles from Proforce

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Nigeria’s Proforce has secured its first export order for its Ara 2 armoured personnel carriers, from Chad. Interest in the vehicles was sparked during a...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...