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Gazelles delivered to Mozambican Air Force

Two Gazelle helicopters, apparently supplied by Paramount Group, have been observed to have joined the Mozambican Air Force as efforts to fight the Islamist...

Uncertainty clouds Togo’s Gazelle acquisition

Togo’s Air Force has taken delivery of two modernised Gazelle helicopters but is reportedly considering cancelling the contract and not taking delivery of another...

Private military contractors appear to be active in Mozambique

Reports that a privately operated helicopter was destroyed in Mozambique during contact with Islamist insurgents last week have once again shone the spotlight on...

Unmarked Gazelle helicopters spotted in Mozambique

Unmarked Gazelle helicopters painted in military camouflage have been spotted in Mozambique, with speculation they may be used for security missions by a private...

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

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

French military helicopter crashes in Ivory Coast

A French military helicopter crashed in Ivory Coast while on a training mission, killing the pilot and seriously wounding a second crew...

Togo to receive ex-French Gazelles?

Togo may receive five ex-French Army Gazelle helicopters as the procurement process is being reviewed by the French government. An industry source told...

Fiftieth anniversary of Gazelle’s maiden flight

Airbus Helicopters celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle helicopter's maiden flight on 25 April during a conference at the museum of...

Paramount hands over Gazelle helicopter, dogs to Gabon

Paramount Group, via the Ichikowitz Family Foundation, today handed over a donated Gazelle helicopter and specialised anti-poaching dogs to the Gabon National...

Malawi Defence Force flying Gazelles

The Malawi Defence Force Air Wing has taken delivery of four ex-United Kingdom Gazelle helicopters, which were apparently supplied by Paramount Group. Two...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...