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HMS Trent deploys to West Africa to support maritime security

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Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Trent has set sail to the waters of the Gulf of Guinea as she heads for security patrols and...

New international defence partnership has eyes on China

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Another acronym – AUKUS – joins an already lengthy list in the international defence world. AUKUS is a new security partnership linking Australia, the United...

Opinion: SA Defence Solutions Centre – An Alternative SADI Future

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There have been a few documents presented in the last few years that are aiming to address the decline of the South African defence...

Armscor to market used UK defence equipment

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Combat proven defence equipment and materiel from the United Kingdom (UK) has a new window into Africa thanks to a framework agreement entered into...

SA flag not half-masted at London High Commission for royal funeral

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In what is termed “a major sign of disrespect” the South African High Commission in London kept the national flag flying last Saturday during...

British Long Range Reconnaissance Group Completes Deterrence Operation in Mali

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British troops have returned from a successful month-long operation to conducting deep reconnaissance and deterring terrorist groups in Mali. The Long Range Recce Group (Mali)...

UK corporate report for defence in a competitive age sees major...

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UK corporate report for defence in a competitive age sees major cuts as well as acquisitions Britain’s Defence Secretary has set out the future vision...

Multinational Joint Task Force explores collaboration with UK to combat terrorism

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The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) is exploring areas of possible support from the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism in the Lake...

Royal Air Force Chinooks conduct heavy lift operations in Mali

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An RAF Chinook has delivered heavy equipment to extend French and Malian forces' operational range as part of Op Barkhane, the French counter insurgency...

British Army trains 500th Somali soldier in infantry skills

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The British Army has trained its 500th Somali soldier in the essential infantry skills they need to combat armed groups and ensure security and...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...