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TATV - Defence Monthly June 2021

Posted 30 June 2021 · Add Comment

In June’s review of defence matters affecting the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, we look at the changes at the top of South Africa’s armed forces with a new Air Chief and a new head of the defence force.

South Africa defence correspondent Sam Basch comments on how the change could see a fresh start for the beleaguered – but professional – military.

An historic attack on Daesh in Syria and Iraq took place during the month with F-35s attacking from the new British carrier Queen Elizabeth. Defence Editor Jon Lake explains the importance of the collaboration between UK and US forces and why it is sending out a message to non-state actors.

Alan Peaford looks at Lebanon and the perilous state of the Lebanese Armed Forces and the need for support in its battle to maintain some stability in the face of the rise of Hezbollah.

Our India defence correspondent Jay Menon, looks at a new requirement for trainer aircraft for India to fill a gap in the delayed indigenous trainer and light attack aircraft. He also brings details from this month’s exercise between Indian Air Force and US Navy off the coast of Kerala with some great video.

In South Africa we hear about a boost for technical training from Paramount Group that could lead to more technicians and engineers across Africa while Jon Lake looks at the prospect for Bronco II – derived from Paramount’s Mwari aircraft – that is shortlisted on the demonstrator programme for the American special forces.

We finish off with a piece on Russian influence in Africa and how China is also upping sales across our emerging markets.

 

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