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US Air Force criticised over construction of Niger air base

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The US military’s Inspector General has criticised flaws in the construction process of the US Air Force’s Air Base 201 in Niger, with a...

Senior al Shabaab leader killed in US air strike

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The United States killed a high-ranking leader of al Shabaab during an air strike in Somalia last week. The US military’s Africa Command (Africom) on...

More air strikes against al Shabaab in Somalia

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The United States has carried out a number of air strikes against al Shabaab militants in Somalia over the last week, killing 16 suspected...

US conducts another air strike in Somalia

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The US military’s Africa Command has carried out another air strike in Somalia targeting al Shabaab. The Command said in coordination with the Federal Government...

Draken’s Mirage F1s begin flying in US adversary role

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Draken International has begun flying supersonic, radar equipped Mirage F1M fighters to support US Air Force (USAF) combat training at Nellis Air Force Base...

ISS: Why is the US ramping up anti-terrorism efforts in Kenya?

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In the aftermath of the deadly al-Shabaab attack on the Dusit 2 hotel complex in Nairobi in January 2019, urgent discussions began about how...

US Embassy donates ambulances, medical equipment to Namibia to fight COVID-19

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US Ambassador Lisa Johnson has handed over to the Ministry of Health and Social Services three ambulances, hospital beds, and other medical equipment to...

Development of new-age weapons systems becomes key to sustaining US military...

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The technological superiority of the United States armed forces is being challenged by new and evolving threats constantly being developed by potential adversaries. To...

US Army scientists create innovative quantum sensor that could revolutionise communications

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A quantum sensor could give soldiers a way to detect communication signals over the entire radio frequency spectrum, from 0 to 100 GHz, said...

Tunisian Air Show develops aerospace and defence partnerships – Africom

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Military members from across US Africa Command attended the inaugural Tunisia International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (IADE) between 4 and 8 March, demonstrating what...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...