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US Navy seizes illicit weapons from two dhows off Somalia

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The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S Churchill (DDG 81) has seized illicit shipments of weapons and weapons components from two stateless dhows...

Dozens of military weapons lost or stolen over last three years

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Fifty-seven R4 and R5 assault rifles, standard issue for South African soldiers, were either stolen or lost in a 32 month period, according to...

Thousands of weapons destroyed in PE

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Thousands of dangerous weapons have been destroyed at a smelter in the Nelson Mandela Bay District. Eastern Cape MEC for Transport, Safety and Liaison, Weziwe...

Weapons and explosives seized in Sudan

Sudanese forces seized explosive belts, guns including rifles fitted with silencers, remote detonation devices used and satellite telephones during a raid on a property...

Theft and loss of SANDF weapons and ammunition worrying

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Theft and loss of weapons in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) over the past three years totals 58 and worryingly includes assault rifles...

Consolidate or become obsolete, German official tells European arms makers

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European weapons makers to consolidate, the German government's armaments director said on Wednesday, and warned that failing to reduce the continent's fragmented...

US Navy seizes 2 521 AK-47s in Gulf of Aden

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The guided missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham seized an illicit weapons shipment containing 2 521 AK-47 rifles on 28 August in the...

U.S. Navy seizes hundreds of weapons from boat in Gulf of...

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The U.S. Navy seized hundreds of small arms, including AK-47s, from an unflagged boat in the Gulf of Aden, a U.S. defence...

Arms influx fuelling CAR violence – UN

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Deliveries of Russian weapons to Central African Republic's security forces this year pushed rebel groups to bolster own stockpiles as they consolidate...

SARS denies weapons on board flight to Cuba

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The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has refuted media reports that customs officials discovered R4 and R5 rifles, 7.62mm light machine guns...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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