3 Chinook helicopters have arrived in West Africa to support the French counter-terrorism operation in Mali.
A 66 person Short Term Training Team (STTT) from No 5 RAF Force Protection Wing deployed from RAF Lossiemouth to Nigeria for a 6 week period to train the Nigerian Air Force Regiment.
A contingent of British Army personnel have deployed to Egypt.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced today that the UK will continue to provide C-17 support to French counter-terrorist operations in Africa for at least the next six months.
Jens Stoltenberg met the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya.
Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster recently visited Uganda, and pledged that the UK will continue to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
In what has been described as an unconventional move, Egypt is using the Avenger self-propelled surface-to-air missile system to protect its assault ships.
A400M Atlas aircraft will deliver up to 20 tonnes of UK aid supplies.
The Ministry of Defence of the Ivory Coast has signed a firm order for one C295 medium transport aircraft.
Construction of the hospital came at the request of the UN, and was assessed as one of the best ways UK expertise could support delivery of the UNMISS mandate.
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