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Russian Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft defense systems spotted in Ethiopia

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The Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) is operating at least one Russian-made Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft defense systems, footage released on a national TV has confirmed. Russia’s main arms exporter Rosoboronexport declined to comment when asked about the Pantsir-S1′ delivery to Ethiopia. People familiar with the talks said that Ethiopia ordered some number of modern and upgraded […]

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Dramatic footage shows Ethiopian military helicopter crash

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Dramatic footage has emerged of an Ethiopian military helicopter crash in South Sudan. An Ethiopian military helicopter registration Number UNO 379P with 23 passengers on board has crashed on 9 February inside the compound of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) killing three of its crew members. The Mil Mi-8 (also noted […]

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Ethiopia produces Israel’s «Thunder» armored vehicles under license

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Ethiopia produces «Thunder» armored personnel carriers under license by GAIA Automotive Industries Ltd company from Israel. The Gaia Automotive team has a long-term experience in establishing Production Lines at customer locations worldwide. The «Thunder» is a multi-purpose 4×4 armored vehicle carrying up to 12 people. Light protection level and 1.8-ton payload. Typical applications: personnel carrier, police logistics, […]

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Somali Islamists target Ethiopian military convoy in attack

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Al Shabaab releases photos of last week’s ambush on Ethiopia convoy, shows burning military trucks & slain soldiers The African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia said on Friday a convoy of Ethiopian soldiers was attacked a day earlier by the al Shabaab Islamist group and that a logistics team was headed to the scene to […]

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The US government has donated a C-130E to the Ethiopian Air Force

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The US government has donated a C-130E Hercules military transport aircraft to the Ethiopian Air Force. Reliable sources told The Reporter that the Ethiopian Air Force has acquired the aircraft that was being operated by the US Air Force. Sources said the USAF-130E recently entered service with No 15 squadron at Ethiopian Air Force main […]

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Ethiopian Pilot Defects to Eritrea in Mi-24

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An Ethiopian air force pilot has defected to Eritrea, flying a Mi 24 helicopter across the border with his co-pilot and a technician, Ethiopian media said. Due to the increasing number of defection, the Ethiopian Air Force enforced a restriction that only allow flying within a 30 minute flight radius during training periods. The ban, […]

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