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  • Air Warfare

    US donates helicopters to El Salvador for peacekeeping mission

    4th November 2022

    El Salvador's military has received four MD 530 helicopters as part of a US State Department donation to support the Central American country's United Nations commitments in Mali.

  • Air Warfare

    Netherlands resumes Mali operations with C-130 deployment

    19th October 2021

    The Netherlands has committed to deploying a C-130 Hercules aircraft to aid the UN mission in Mali.

  • Land Warfare

    DSEI 2021: NP Aerospace pushes vehicle integration

    15th September 2021

    UK company seeks to enhance British Army vehicle performance and sustainability.

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Bundeswehr Heron 1 to continue Mali operations

    15th May 2020

    The Budget Committee of the German parliament on 13 May approved funding for the extension of the Heron 1 UAS deployment in Mali. Approximately €30 …

  • Special Operations

    Dutch lift lid on Takuba plans

    7th May 2020

    The Netherlands’ Special Operations Command (NLD SOCOM) has disclosed to Shephard its planned contribution to Task Force Takuba - a European Combined Joint Special Operations …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Romania acquires Polish C-IED robots

    21st May 2019

    The Romanian Air Force has taken delivery of an unspecified number of counterterrorism Gryf UGVs designed and manufactured by the Polish Lukasiewicz-PIAP Institute. The deliveries …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Bucharest sends Pumas to Mali

    11th March 2019

    In Q2/Q3 of 2019, a small contingent of Romanian Air Force aircraft, comprising IAR 330L Puma SAR helicopters, will be sent to Mali in order …

  • Defence Helicopter

    UN to begin medevac helicopter process

    13th August 2018

    Beginning on 30 August, the UN is to open a formal tender process for the procurement of two SAR/medevac helicopters for its Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission …

  • Land Warfare

    Estonia to send 50 troops to reinforce French-led Mali mission

    22nd March 2018

    Tallinn, March 22, 2018 (AFP) - Estonia's government on Thursday agreed to send 50 troops from the Baltic state to Mali as part of France's …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Canada to deploy troops, helicopters to help UN in Mali

    19th March 2018

    Canada will deploy an infantry unit and military trainers along with attack and transport helicopters to Mali for 12 months in support of an ongoing …

  • Defence Notes

    Spain to boost defence spending

    25th January 2018

    Spain is planning to boost defence spending by 73% to $22 billion by 2024, an announcement that sparked outrage among opposition MPs who say social …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Heron 1 completes one year in Mali

    12th December 2017

    The Heron 1 UAS has completed one year of flight operations for the German Bundeswehr in Mali. The UAS, which is stationed at the Gao …

  • Military Logistics

    European nations extend logistics support to MINUSMA

    6th November 2017

    Four European countries have agreed to extend their air transport services to the UN’s peacekeeping operation in Mali into 2020. Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Portugal …

  • Defence Helicopter

    German Army Tiger helicopter crashes in Mali

    2nd August 2017

    An Airbus Helicopters Tiger attack helicopter belonging to the German Helicopter Detachment (HELIDET) based in Gao, Mali, crashed South of Tabankort on 26 July according …

  • Defence Helicopter

    German Tigers ready to pounce in Mali

    28th March 2017

    The first of two German Army Tiger attack helicopters assigned to the United Nations-led mission in Mali have arrived in-country and have begun flying.Part of …

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Air: Electronic Attack - Jamming


    Bird Aerosystems’ SPREO is a Directional Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) designed to protect rotary and fixed-wing aircraft against incoming infrared (IR) guided surface-to-air and air-to-air missiles. ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4, Mine-protected vehicles

    Mamba Mk7

    The Mamba Mk7 is one of the latest evolutions of the venerable South African Mamba mine-protected vehicle platform. Available in six configurations, the Mk7 offers a ...

  • Land: RWS

    ARX 20

    The ARX 20 was developed by Nexter to meet demand for a vehicle-mounted RWS that offers more firepower than an RWS armed with a 12.7mm ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles

    Ejder Yalçın

    The Ejder Yalçın is a 4x4 tactical combat vehicle that has been designed to meet the requirements of military and security users in both rural ...

  • Mine-protected vehicles


    The Shrek is an MRAP vehicle developed by the Streit Group in collaboration with the Ukrainian Kremenchug Automotive Plant (KrAZ). It is available in three ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Heron Mk 1

    The Heron, now called the Heron Mk I, is a MALE UAS manufactured by Isreal Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Malat Division. Designed for various missions, including ISTAR and artillery fire ...

  • Mine-protected vehicles


    The International MaxxPro was developed by Navistar for the MRAP programme and the US Army’s Medium Mine Protected Vehicle project. Selected for the MRAP Category ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles, Special operations vehicles

    HMT 400

    The High Mobility Transporter (HMT) range of vehicles, developed in the 1990s, is available in 4x4 HMT 400, 6x6 HMT 600 and convertible Extenda configurations. ...