Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:45
The year 2016 may be a turning point for the Zambia Air Force. The Air Force will finish taking delivery of six SF-260TW training aircraft, made by the Italian company Alenia-Aermacchi. The Air Force has ordered six Chinese-made L-15 Falcon fighter jets, at a cost of about $100 million.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Russia has announced the deployment of more advanced air defense systems to Crimea, a move to protect the region from what one official called NATO's "air hooligans."
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In 2006, after taking assuming Mexico’s presidency, Felipe Calderón took the bold initiative to declare war on the cartels controlling drug trafficking. The security forces were no longer able to fight the cartels which were disputing control of an illegal market that is still moves billions of dollars annually.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:38
Bolivian President Evo Morales said Thursday he will raise the issue of U.S. military bases in Latin America at the United Nations Security Council after his country was recently elected to occupy one of the non-permanent seats.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 06:13
The Air Force on Monday begins training a variety of service members from African countries looking to boost their regional security. The militaries aren’t specifically out there to hunt down rebel leaders or run operations against extremist groups. But the training the African service members receive during the week-long program will likely aid their stability should conflicts arise.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:25
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has started expansion works on airbase facilities at Yola International Airport as it prepares to receive new aircraft, including Russian-made Mi-35 helicopters as well as JF-17 Thunder fighters and Super Mushshak trainers from Pakistani Aeronautical Company (PAC).
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 06:09
The Nigerian Air Force has received another second hand Alpha Jet from the United States, joining several other aircraft received from Air USA Inc.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 06:02
The government of El Salvador has deployed a new heavily armed unit to fight criminal gangs in rural areas. The 1000-strong special force is equipped with helicopters, armoured cars and assault weapons.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 05:48
One of the dangers of the new Argentine government's anti-drugs measures is that they enable military intervention in matters of domestic security, a path that once taken, is hard to reverse, according to this analysis published by openDemocracy in advance of the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drug Policy.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 06:36
The US Air Force (USAF) has been providing air-launched munitions to allies in the war against the Islamic State, a senior official said on 24 March.