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US government confirms Morocco has requested 24 Apaches

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Morocco has requested the purchase of 24 new Apache attack helicopters in a $1.5 billion deal, the US Government has revealed. In a country profile...

Morocco seeking two ex-US C-130H Hercules transports

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Morocco has requested the transfer of two C-130H Hercules transport aircraft from the United States under its Excess Defence Articles (EDA) programme. The proposed grant...

New commander for US Africa Command

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US Africa Command (Africom) has welcomed a new commander, Army General Stephen J Townsend, who took over from Marine Corps General Thomas D Waldhauser. A...

Ethiopia hosting Exercise Justified Accord 2019

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Exercise Justified Accord 2019 (JA19) kicked off on 15 July with an opening ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where over 100 participants in the...

Senegal received 2 200 M4 carbines from the US

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Senegal’s military recently received 2 200 M4 carbines from the United States through its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system. Senegal’s Army requested the weapons and...

US Navy strengthening bonds with Ghana’s navy

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Ghana is an important partner for the United States and this partnership is critical to maintaining maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, according...

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots

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United Parcel Service, the world’s largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal...

Egypt receives last of 930 MRAPs; requests more from US

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The United States has transferred a final shipment of 101 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to Egypt, completing an Excess Defence Articles grant...

North Carolina National Guard Engineers work on building projects

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More than 170 Army and Air Guardsmen from North Carolina, Alabama and New Jersey are training in partnership with their Botswana Defense Force counterparts...

U.S. FAA to again delay drone tracking rule

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The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...