Category Archives: UGANDA

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

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UGANDAN TROOPS AND MAMBA MRAPs IN SOMALIA

Ugandan AMISOM troops and Mamba MRAP vehicles

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, UGANDA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

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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UGANDAN AMISOM TROOPS IN SOMALIA

UPDF troops in a Mamba MRAP patrol in liberated areas

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, UGANDA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , | 2 Comments

KENYA NAVY SHELL SOMALI PORT CITY

KNS Nyayo, similar to the Omani Navy’s Province Class ship, delivered 1986 VOA News (04 Sep) A Kenyan warship has fired shells at the Somali town of Kismayo, the largest remaining stronghold of Somali militant group al-Shabab. The warship fired … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, KENYA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, PIRACY, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, UGANDA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

AMISOM TROOPS KILL 42 AL-SHABAAB FIGHTERS IN SOMALIA..23 AK47 RIFLES, RPGs SEIZED

Kenya Army trucks and OTT Puma M26 MRAPs NAIROBI, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) Troops of the African Union Misson in Somalia (AMISOM) who are battling in Somalia on Wednesday killed 42 Al-Shabaab militants while scores escaped with multiple injuries as military … Continue reading

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CHINA’S AFRICAN INFLUENCE EXPANDING: NIGERIA IN FOCUS

• Partnership signed that exchanges oil for arms, technology WMD(G2 BULLETIN) by F. MICHAEL MALOOF 26 August, 2012 WASHINGTON – Beijing, which already has extensive holdings in Nigeria, is taking advantage of the lack of response from the U.S. to … Continue reading

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SOMALI, AU FORCES SEIZE PORT TOWN, AS AL-SHABAAB FLEE WITHOUT OFFERING ANY RESISTANCE

UPDF BMP-2 and Casspir bring up the rear after the ambush.Somali troops in red berets are in the 4WD VOA News (27 Aug) Somali government and African Union troops have seized a critical port town from al-Shabab, dealing another blow … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, ETHIOPIA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, KENYA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, UGANDA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

DR CONGO REJECTS PROPOSAL TO EXCLUDE ANGOLA, ZIMBABWE, NAMIBIA FROM INTERNATIONAL NEUTRAL FORCE…TANZANIA, KENYA AND ZAMBIA TO PROVIDE TROOPS

Indian MONUSCO peacekeepers and BMP-2 IFV at Kibumba, defend the DR Congo city of Goma from 20km out KINSHASA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has rejected the proposal by the African Association for the Defense … Continue reading

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UGANDAN MILITARY HELICOPTER ACCIDENT AFFECTS PLANNED SOMALIA AERIAL OPERATION

A Ugandan soldier engages an Al Shabaab ambush party from a Casspir MRAP while Somali troops watch KAMPALA, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) The Ugandan military on Tuesday said the loss of its three combat helicopters enroute to Somalia has affected its … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, UGANDA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments