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Opening Skies Over Africa

While Africa’s civil aviation sector continues to grow it faces mounting challenges...

First Nigerian A-29 receives combat colours

Nigeria’s first Embraer Defense and Security/Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) A-29B Super Tucano has rolled out of the paint shop, sporting its Nigerian Air Force (NAF) colours.

Marshall contracted to support Cameroon C-130Hs

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (ADG) has been awarded a five-year contract to support the Lockheed C-130H Hercules tactical transport fleet of the Armée de l’Air du Cameroun (Cameroon Air Force, CAF).

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A Dirty Little War in Mozambique

A guerrilla war in northern Mozambique has seen Russian private military company the Wagner Group tasked with taking the initiative from a committed jihadist force. But it has not gone well, as Al J Venter explains.

US personnel killed, aircraft destroyed in Camp Simba attack

Somali-based terrorist organisation and Al Qaeda affiliate, Al Shabaab, attacked Manda Bay airfield (also known as Camp Simba) – a joint Kenyan Defence Force/US Africa Command military outpost in Manda Bay, Kenya, on January 5.

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AFRICAN WARHORSE - Portuguese T-6 in Africa

The T-6 has arguably been the world’s most commonly employed pilot trainer...

Burkina Faso firms up C295 order

The Ministry of Defence of Burkina Faso has placed a firm order for a single Airbus C295 medium-lift tactical transport.

Morocco set for AH-64E Apache Guardian acquisition

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 36 Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters and associated equipment to Morocco.

Russian Helicopters seeks Mi-35P exports in Africa

Russian Helicopters (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is seeking to export its modernised Mil Mi-35P "Hind-F" attack helicopters to African nations with a showcase at the Russia-Africa Economic Forum.