Category Archives: KENYA

KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenyan troops load supplies as they prepare to travel in a Kenya Air Force Mi-171e (Photo Credit: DAILY NATION) A Kenya Defence Force soldier in Kismayo, Somalia KDF soldiers stand behind a Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle

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U.S ARMY TO TRAIN AFRICAN FORCES IN COUNTER-TERRORISM

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham CBS NEWS December 24, 2012 WASHINGTON A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year,part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ARMED CONFLICT, CHAD, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, KENYA, MALI, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SUDAN, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, UGANDA, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

OUR CRITIQUE OF ‘THE AFRICA REPORT’ ARTICLE, “WHO ARE AFRICA’S EXEMPLARY ARMIES?? ” (MORE ANGLO-GHANAIAN PERSPECTIVE)

UPDF BMP-2 and Casspir bring up the rear after the ambush.Somali troops in red berets are in the 4WD THE AFRICA REPORT 20 December, 2012 After successfully contributing to the country’s transition from apartheid to a democracy, the South African … Continue reading

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenya Army Ferret scout car and Puma M26-15 MRAP(behind) at Afmadow, Somalia Harbin Z-9 of the Kenya Army Air Cavalry Panhard AML 90(foreground) and Puma M26-15 MRAP(background)of the Kenya Army in Kismayo

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, KENYA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA: OTT PUMA M26-15 MINE AND BLAST PROTECTED VEHICLES

A convoy of Kenya Army Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicles at Afmadow

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KENYA ARMY AIR CAVALRY HARBIN Z-9WA AND HUGHES MD500 DEFENDER ARMED HELICOPTERS

KDF Harbin Z-9WA(l)and Hughes MD500 Defender armed helicopters deployed for OP Linda Nchi in Somalia Two Z-9WA helicopters fly in from the right while a MD500 Defender backs the camera

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400 KENYAN SOLDIERS RETURN HOME AFTER SHABAAB FIGHT

Kenya Army FERRET scout car CAPITAL FM September 8, 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya. Approximately 400 Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops are back in the country from Somalia where they have been fighting the Al Shabaab for close to a year now. … Continue reading

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