Space Force sets up shop in Europe, Africa combatant commands

SPACEFOREUR-AF is the latest office created to serve warfighting commands around the world.

US finally labels military takeover in Niger a coup

The declaration comes three months after the country’s president was overthrown.

France sees smaller future in Africa, larger role in the Pacific, says country’s air force chief

French military is increasing its spend on tankers to be more places at once with a lighter permanent footprint.

After Niger coup, Air Force looks for other countries to host drone base

Still, ISR operations have resumed from Nigerien sites, the region’s U.S. Air Force commander said.


Russian military actors went to Niger, Mali close to coup dates, data shows

A few Russians seem to have picked an odd time for sightseeing in Africa.