French jets hit targets in northern Chad last week in support of local troops, the French military said in a statement.
The sale includes all associated training, spare parts, aviation and ground support equipment, and hangar, facilities, and infrastructure required to support the program.
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.
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.
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.
Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster recently visited Uganda, and pledged that the UK will continue to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
Jens Stoltenberg met the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya.
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.
Over the last four years the UK has had 300 personnel deployed to the UN mission in South Sudan.
A400M Atlas aircraft will deliver up to 20 tonnes of UK aid supplies.
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