Kenya received its naval ship, Shujaa, following the ship’s midlife refit program at Damen Shipyards in Netherlands.
“The Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Defence Amb Raychelle Omamo received the Kenya Navy Ship Shujaa in Mombasa following the ship's 21-month training voyage & midlife refit programme at the Damen Shipyards in the Kingdom of The Netherlands,” the Kenyan MoD said in a statement Tuesday.
KNS Shujaa has been in The Netherlands since 6th November 2016 for a refit programme. Shujaa is a Research Vessel built in 1996.
The US Department of State has approved a $253 million sale of 12 MD 530F helicopters along with associated weapons and ammunition to Kenya to support the East-African country's operations against al-Shabaab terror group. The sale would improve Kenyas security as the country is undertaking "critical operations" against al-Shabaab terror group, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a release on Tuesday
Russian Helicopters has delivered its first Mi-17V-5 utility helicopter for Kenya. A ceremonial transfer of the helicopter has been performed in the capital of Kenya, Nairobi, in the presence of the Minister of the Interior of Kenya, the company announced last week
The US State Department has approved sale of 12 Air Tractor AT- 802L aircraft and two AT-504 trainer aircraft with weapons and related support to the Government of Kenya for $418 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on January 19, 2017
Bell Helicopter was awarded an $86.9 million foreign military sales (FMS) contract to produce and deliver five Huey II helicopters, spare parts and special tools each to Kenya and Uganda
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