Zuma extends anti-piracy mission in Mozambique Channel

South African President Jacob Zuma has extended the employment of members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) for service in the Mozambique channel on anti-piracy operations, the Presidency said on Monday. This is in fulfillment of the international obligations of South Africa towards the Southern African Development Community (SADC) maritime security, the Presidency […]

NZDF To Help Counter Piracy And Trafficking in Middle East

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is sending a 55-member contingent and an Air Force P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft to the Middle East to join an international partnership against piracy and people and drug trafficking. Major General Tim Gall, the Commander Joint Forces New Zealand, said the NZDF team would help patrol 3.2 million square […]