China delivers tanks and artillery to Nigeria

The first batch VT-4 main battle tanks and self-propelled howitzers bought by the Nigerian Army from China recently arrived in the country, say the Chinese Government.

Surveillance-ready King Air 350ERs start African maritime patrol duties

Two Beechcraft King Air 350ERs, which Leonardo delivered with built-in surveillance sensors and ATOS mission system, have flown their first missions with an African Navy.
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UK South Sudan UN mission draws to a close

Over the last four years the UK has had 300 personnel deployed to the UN mission in South Sudan.

NATO Secretary General calls for end to fighting in Libya

Jens Stoltenberg met the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya.

British A400M Atlas aircraft to fly UK aid to Mozambique

A400M Atlas aircraft will deliver up to 20 tonnes of UK aid supplies.

British troops deploy to Egypt

A contingent of British Army personnel have deployed to Egypt.

French jets strike convoy entering Chad from Libya

French jets hit targets in northern Chad last week in support of local troops, the French military said in a statement.

Ivory Coast orders C295 transport aircraft from Airbus

The Ministry of Defence of the Ivory Coast has signed a firm order for one C295 medium transport aircraft.

Defence Secretary praises UK peacekeepers in South Sudan

The UK must continue to bring equality and peace to the world’s most fragile countries, the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has said on a visit to Africa. 

Three Royal Air Force Chinooks arrive in Mali

3 Chinook helicopters have arrived in West Africa to support the French counter-terrorism operation in Mali.

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