Africa Defense Forum
ADF is a professional military magazine published quarterly by U.S. Africa Command to provide an international forum for African security professionals. ADF covers topics such as counter terrorism strategies, security and defense operations, transnational crime, and all other issues affecting peace, stability, and good governance on the African continent.
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Egypt Buying New Helicopters

ADF STAFF The U.S. Army has awarded Boeing a contract to produce 12 new CH-47F Chinook helicopters for the Egyptian Air Force.  With the $426 million purchase, Egypt will replace its fleet of CH-47D aircraft with the modern F model,…

Mozambique Acquires Transport Aircraft

DEFENCEWEB Mozambique’s armed forces have taken delivery of two refurbished transport aircraft acquired from Paramount Group of South Africa. The company handed over a Let-410 Turbolet and a CN-235M transport plane to the Mozambican…

Nigeria Using Tethered Drones for Security

DEFENCEWEB Tethered drones are making life easier for Nigerian law enforcement authorities responsible for securing the border and fighting crime and terrorism. The equipment comes from drone company Elistair, which has supplied Orion…

Morocco Buying Command And Control Equipment

ADF STAFF The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale of ground command and control equipment to Morocco for an estimated $141.1 million.  The proposed sale will improve Morocco’s ability to meet current and future threats…