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Suspected Islamic State militants killed in Tunisia

Tunisian Special Forces killed three suspected Islamic State militants after clashes in mountains near the Algerian border, a security official told Reuters. Days earlier, Islamic...

SANDF getting new workboat

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Veecraft Marine will supply a 20 metre workboat to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), which will use it for personnel...

Series of failures led to fatal Niger ambush

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A series of individual and organisational failures, including lack of training and situational awareness, contributed to a deadly ambush in Niger last...

Mali militia claims to have US Special Forces vehicle

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A Malian militia said it had a sport utility vehicle abandoned by US Special Forces in neighbouring Niger during a deadly ambush...

Fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambush

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The US military said a fourth soldier was killed during an attack last Wednesday in Niger, raising the death toll from an...

Elite force commander arrested in Libya

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Security forces in eastern Libya said they arrested the commander of an elite forces unit wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC)...

Veecraft launches two workboats for SA Special Forces

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Cape Town-based Veecraft Marine, part of the Paramount Group, has launched two workboats for the South African Special Forces to support their activities...

Ivory Coast Special Forces mutiny

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Special Forces in the Ivory Coast army mutinied in the coastal town of Adiake on Tuesday, firing weapons into the air, a...

SA Special Forces seeking SIG Sauer pistols, quad bikes

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State defence and security contracting agency Armscor is seeking quad bikes and SIG Sauer P226 pistols for the South Africa Special Forces. The...

SAAF and Special Forces fly the environmental flag for the SANDF

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The SA Air Force was the big winner in this year's Department of Defence (DoD) environment awards. The airborne arm of service of...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...