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Air Botswana takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600

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Air Botswana has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-600. The aircraft is the first of a contract signed in July for...

Protecting Africa’s wildlife with intelligence and passion

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Three rhinos are poached every single day in Africa. More than 1,000 rhinos have died in South Africa annually since 2012. The...

Botswana Defence Force lost an aircraft a year to crashes

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Air Wing has lost nine aircraft and six personnel to air crashes over the past 10 years,...

North Carolina Air National Guard security forces visit Botswana

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Three members of North Carolina Air National Guard's 145th Airlift Wing Security Forces travelled to Botswana in late June to work side-by-side...

Botswana, Namibia begin joint military exercise

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Botswana and Namibia are due to begin a joint military exercise today, with a focus on peace support operations. Exercise Tshwaragano II...

Air Botswana orders two ATR 72-600s

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Air Botswana has signed a firm order for two ATR 72-600s from ATR, which will deliver them in the fourth quarter of...

No progress on Gripens for Botswana

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The government of Botswana says no deal has been signed yet for the acquisition of Gripen C/D fighter jets because it does...

Botswana acquires a C-212 light transport

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) has acquired a second hand C-212 light transport aircraft to replace one that crashed in 2017. The C-212...

UDS’s Air Shepherd launches new operations in southern Africa

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UAV & Drone Solutions' (UDS) Air Shepherd programme, developed to protect elephants and rhinos from poaching by using drones, has started new...

CF-5 fighter crashes in Botswana

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One of the Botswana Defence Force Air Wing's CF-5 fighter jets has crashed, killing the pilot. The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) said the...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...