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Botswana acquires another C212

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) has acquired an additional C212 light transport aircraft, its second in two years. The aircraft was recently seen at Lanseria...

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,...

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...

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...

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

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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

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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

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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 still evaluating its fighter jet options

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is still evaluating its options regarding the acquisition of new fighter jets, in spite of Botswana's President...

Three dead in Botswana Defence Force C212 crash

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Three people have been killed in the crash of a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) C212 light transport aircraft. The aircraft came down near...

Botswana Defence Force budget reaches $1.35 billion

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

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...