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Swedish Special Forces preparing to head to Mali

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Sweden is preparing to deploy about 150 special forces to support the French-led Operation Barkhane in Mali. The Special Forces are getting ready to participate...

French army says killed civilian by accident in Mali

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A unit of the French Barkhane military force has killed a civilian by accident, the French army said in a statement on Tuesday. The army...

France says its military operation Barkhane will continue in Mali

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France will pursue its military operations in Mali against Islamic fighters despite the ousting of the country’s president two days ago by a coup,...

French C-130J takes over from C-160 in Niger

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The French Air Force is replacing its C-160 Transall aircraft in Niger with C-130J Super Hercules ahead of the Transall’s retirement. On 31 July, a...

Spanish Air Force sends a second C295 to Senegal

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The Spanish Air Force has sent a second C295 aircraft to Dakar, Senegal, to support pace and security missions in the area. The aircraft left...

French Air Force engages Islamists in the Sahel

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The French Air Force, using Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and Mirage 2000 combat jets, led the destruction of a large number of terrorists...

Royal Air Force Chinooks exceed 2 000 flight hours in Mali

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) Chinook detachment supporting French troops in Mali has so far logged over 2 000 flight hours, including nearly 340...

Danish Merlin helicopters transport 1 800 people during first three months...

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Denmark’s two EH-101 Merlin helicopters have transported 1 800 personnel and 45 tonnes of cargo during their first three months in Mali as part...

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...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...