Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 06:34
So how many U.S. military bases are there in Africa?
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 05:56
The United Nations is sending hundreds of extra peacekeepers and its first drones to the Central African Republic to bolster security ahead of elections next month, a UN official said Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 07:05
U.S. Department of Defense spokesperson Michelle Baldanza told Sputnik the U.S. training program for the active Ukrainian military servicemen will include tactics to counter unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 06:42
A breach-of-contract squabble has spiraled into broader allegations of misconduct against a drone manufacturer with millions of dollars worth of US military contracts. A drone retailer claims that Prioria Robotics bilked AFRICOM by selling a substandard drone that could be outflown by many hobby drones, which are far cheaper, according to a court motion.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 06:36
The Cameroonian military high command has decided to “boost morale” of the defense and security forces being mobilized against Boko Haram by providing the security forces with “advanced military equipment” including drones acquired from a U.S. firm.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 06:23
A local government in Nigeria said Monday it may deploy drones across Lagos as part of efforts to fight crime in the southwest state.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 06:52
The state-owned Chinese company International Aero Development Corporation (IADC) recently launched an ambitious new expansion plan in Africa, according to Defense News.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 06:18
The United States, which relied heavily on the use of unmanned aerial systems to conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) while enjoying a relative monopoly on UAS, is expanding the number of partner countries it will loan drones to.
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 06:18
John Owen, Taylor Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia and an expert in security and U.S. foreign policy, explains the significance of this move and what it means for the global fight against terrorism.
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:33
Letter from the President summarizing use of War Powers with regards to deployment of U.S. forces to Cameroon.