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Danish EH101s deployed to Mali

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Denmark has deployed two EH101 helicopters to Mali, where they are supporting the French-led Operation Barkhane counter-terrorism effort. The two EH101 along with 70 support...

UK to extend Mali Chinook mission

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The United Kingdom will keep its three Chinook transport helicopters in Mali for another six months, where they will continue to support the French-led...

Allied nations continue to provide airlift support to France’s Operation Barkhane

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Half of all freight and personnel transported for the French-led Operation Barkhane in the Sahel is carried out by allied and European countries, France...

French Gazelle that force-landed in Mali was hit by enemy fire

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A French Army Gazelle helicopter that was forced to land during combat against militants in Mali earlier this month was hit by enemy fire,...

First African deployment for MMP

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The French Army for the first time deployed its new MMP battlefield missile on foreign operations in December, when a unit took the weapon...

French Reaper crashes in Niger

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The French military has lost one of its Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in a crash in Niger. The French Defence Staff said...

France evaluates MMP missile in Djibouti

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From 25 August to 22 September in Djibouti, the Technical Section of the French Army (STAT), the Directorate General of Armament (DGA)...

Royal Air Force C-17 arrives in Mali for the first time

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A Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft has arrived at Gao airfield in Mali for the first time. The flight...

Three British Chinook helicopters fully operational in Gao

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The three British CH-47 Chinook helicopters deployed to Gao, Mali, are now officially cleared to perform operational missions for the benefit of...

Mali car bomb attack

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An attack on a military patrol in northern Mali killed four civilians and wounded 31, including four French soldiers, Mali's government and...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...