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US delivers military equipment to Niger

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The United States has delivered an initial batch of military equipment to Niger as part of efforts to strengthen the G5 Sahel group’s fight...

Pentagon eyes rare earth supplies in Africa in push away from...

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The U.S. Department of Defense has held talks with Malawi’s Mkango Resources Ltd and other rare earth miners across the globe about their supplies...

More US air strikes against al Shabaab

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In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, US Africa Command conducted another air strike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the Golis Mountains of Somalia...

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle...

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The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions...

DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed...

US warhead destroys electronics, not buildings

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The U.S. Air Force has deployed at least 20 missiles equipped with payloads that can destroy military electronics. The missile uses high-power microwaves (HPMs)...

AFRICOM Commander meets Tunisian defence officials

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The top U.S. commander in Africa met with Tunisian defense leaders in Tunis last week to discuss security concerns in the region and opportunities...

Foreign military activity increasing in the Horn of Africa

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The presence of foreign militaries in the Horn of Africa is increasing, with a wide variety of international security actors—from Europe, the United States,...

AFRICOM commander visits USCGC Thetis

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Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, met with personnel from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC 910) on 8 May...

FAA to U.S. airports: Do not install drone countermeasures on your...

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The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airports in a letter released on Wednesday they could not install drone countermeasures without federal consent, warning they...

Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...