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Botswana Defence Force hardware delivered via Namibia

Images that have emerged on social media allegedly showing Chinese military vehicles arriving in Cape Town are in fact of Botswana Defence Force (BDF)...

Botswana Defence Force lost an aircraft a year to crashes

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

Botswana acquires a C-212 light transport

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...

Botswana to prioritise defence and security spending in 2018/2019 budget

Botswana has listed the defence and security sector as among the five priority spending areas that will share the bulk of the...

KAI promoting FA-50 in Botswana

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is promoting its FA-50 lighter fighter in Botswana, where it hopes to beat the Saab Gripen as a...

Botswana acquired 300 million euros of French weaponry in 2016

Botswana purchased €304.2 million worth of military hardware from France in 2016, including MICA-VL and Mistral missiles. This is according to the French...

Botswana, South Korea agree to collaborate on defence

South Korea and Botswana have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the promotion of military cooperation during a meeting in Seoul. The...

Botswana Defence Force budget reaches $1.35 billion

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) has been allocated P14.8 billion ($1.35 billion) for the National Development Plan 11, which runs from 2017...


Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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...