Swedish General Dennis Gyllensporre will step down from his role as force commander of MINUSMA in 2022. He was appointed in 2018 after Belgian General Jean-Paul Deconinck.
TR Equipement recently supplied Aeraccess observation drones to the Malian armed forces and is also working with Dronengel to train local personnel, thereby promoting a trio of French security firms on the back of Malian funding.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali has, after years of hesitancy, launched a tender for the provision of surveillance aircraft it sorely needs. A host of international providers with strong credentials will make for a tight race.
The United Nations Security Council has set itself a tall task for its 5 June meeting: overview the G5 Sahel States but also look into accusations of abuse against several of the coalition's national armed forces.
The world's specialist airborne intelligence contractors, who are already active in the Sahel for the French and American armies, are [...]
Alassane Ouattara took advantage of his presence at the Forum [...]