Germany's Grob reinforces new Kenya Air Force training centre
Kenya's new Aviation Centre of Excellence will begin training helicopter pilots and hopes to train military and civil air pilots throughout East Africa in the near future.
Defence contractors RMGS and Apogee-SSU are bidding for a contract with the Kenya Air Force, which is undergoing a major transformation following the recent acquisition of a number of aircraft. The winning contractor will be funded by the United States to enhance security cooperation between the two states.
H3 Aerospace is to sell three armed Cessna aircraft to Kenya, confirming its role as a leading supplier to the country's armed forces, which are in the front line against Al Shabab. The German family firm is also expanding in Ethiopia.