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Angolan C295 order firmed up

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Angola has placed a firm order for three Airbus C295 aircraft, four years after its government first revealed plans to acquire the aircraft, which...

Angolan marines develop techniques to combat illicit maritime activities

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The inflatable boat zipped across the water toward the waiting ship carrying a half-dozen Angolan Marines. A few minutes later, the Marines were on...

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams arrives in Angola

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The US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Luanda, Angola, for a regularly scheduled port visit on 7...

Angola sending military advisors to Mozambique

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Angola is the latest southern African country to be sending soldiers into Mozambique, and has agreed to deploy 20 officers and a transport aircraft...

Cuito Cuanavale commemoration

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What has become popularly known as the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale was commemorated this week at Freedom Park, the first heritage project to rise...

Angola confirmed to be operating HSI 32 interceptors

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The Angolan Navy is operating HSI 32 high-speed patrol craft acquired from France’s CMN under a larger 495 million euro deal. In September 2016, UAE-based...

Angola receives final K-8W jets from China

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The Angolan Air Force has received the last six of 12 K-8W jets from China, which delivered the aircraft for pilot training. The Air Force...

Angolan Air Force operating Kodiak aircraft

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Angola’s Air Force is receiving Daher Kodiak 100 aircraft, which it will operate on behalf of the recently formed Centre for Public Security. A Kodiak...

ISS: Can Lourenço deliver at a time of crisis?

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Angola’s President João Lourenço finds himself in the middle of numerous concentric circles of crises. These include a public health emergency in the face...

Angolan K-8 deliveries underway

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Angola has taken delivery of six K-8W trainer and light attack jets, and will receive another six during the course of this year. A photo...

Second ATR for Angolan operator

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Angolan aviation operator Bestfly this week took delivery of its second ATR 72-600 from ACIA Aero Leasing. The turboprop was handed to the operator in...

Pompeo in Angola on second leg of Africa tour

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced corruption and touted American business during the second leg of an African tour in Angola, where government...

Namibia’s Namdock to maintain Angolan Navy vessels

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Namibia’s Namdock has been awarded a contract to repair and maintain Angolan Navy vessels, with the first set to arrive in early 2020. Namdock Commercial...

Chief of the Angolan Army visits South Africa.

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In the interest of maintaining military relations between African Union (AU) member states, the Chief of the SA Army, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, hosted...

Angolan Air Force receiving two MA60 transport aircraft from China

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Angola’s Air Force is taking delivery of two Chinese-built Xian MA60 twin-turboprop transport aircraft, which have been spotted on their delivery flight to southern...

Angola’s Bestfly receives first ATR 72

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Angola’s Bestfly aviation services company has taken delivery of its first ATR 72 turboprop aircraft from France, with the second due to arrive by...

Angola has received upgraded SA-6 surface-to-air missiles

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Angola’s military has taken delivery of upgraded SA-6 surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems from Lithuania. Two batteries, comprising 16 launchers, were exported from Lithuania in 2018,...

Angola’s Bestfly receiving ATR 72s

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Angolan airline Bestfly is due to take delivery of two ATR 72-600 regional airliners from lessor Acia Aero to operate corporate and charter services...

Angola receives final Su-30K fighters

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Angola has received the last of 12 Su-30K fighters from Belarus after they were upgraded by the 558th Aviation Repair Plant in conjunction with...

Angola to receive two more Su-30Ks in May

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The Angolan Air Force will in May this year take delivery of another two Su-30K combat aircraft from Russia, having already received six out...

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