Ethiopia - Army

Ethiopian Army. The Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) numbered about 200,000 personnel as of November 2011 [according to the US State Department], which made it …

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Ethiopia quietly building its air defense systems

Ethiopia now exports military hardware to some African countries and the armored cars used by UN forces in Somalia are assembled in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is located in a hostile neighborhood and having a strong military including a powerful air defense system is a must to defend its people and territorial integrity.

Military Equipment Expo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - YouTube

Showcase of Ethiopia's military equipment.

Ethiopian National Defense Force - Wikipedia

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These old images do not show a recent military exercise in ...

Three pictures — one of trucks loaded with missiles, another of tanks and a third showing jets flying over a building — have been circulating on Facebook in Ethiopia with claims that they show a recent military exercise in Eritrea. But the claims are false: …

The Tigray Defence Forces - Documenting Its Heavy …

The Tigray Defence Forces - Documenting Its Heavy Weaponry. A war that broke out between the Ethiopian government and its northern Tigray region has thrown the country into turmoil. Armed conflict has been raging since November 2020, killing thousands and displacing millions. The escalation came after months of tensions between the Ethiopian ...

Witnesses: Ethiopian military airstrikes hit Tigray ...

The state-owned Ethiopian Press Agency, citing the air force, reported that "communication towers and equipment" were attacked and that "utmost care was made to …

Ethiopia's military calls on former members to rejoin army ...

Ethiopia's military is calling on veterans to rejoin the army as two aligned rebel groups threaten the capital, marking the latest sign the government is marshaling its …

How the NSA Built a Secret Surveillance Network for Ethiopia

After being flushed from hiding by the Ethiopian invasion, the NSA provided "24-hour support to CIA and U.S. military units in the Horn of Africa," utilizing various surveillance programs to ...

Factbox: The forces fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict ...

THE NATIONAL MILITARY: THE ENDF. The Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) has around 140,000 active personnel, the vast majority of them in the army, according to the Janes security data group ...

Ethiopia - The World Factbook

Military equipment inventories and acquisitions. the ENDF's inventory is comprised mostly of Soviet-era equipment from the 1970s; since 2010, Russia and Ukraine are the leading suppliers of largely second-hand weapons and equipment to the ENDF, followed by China and Hungary; Ethiopia has a modest industrial defense base centered on small arms ...

No: the images don't show the US recently providing ...

The US government recently gave $2.9 million of military equipment to the Ethiopian National Defense Forces, a Facebook post claimed on October 6, 2021. The post used two images that show vehicles to support the claim. It further states that the military equipment was offered to Ethiopia in a bid to counter Al-Shabaab and other terrorist groups in Somalia.

Rise and fall of Ethiopia's TPLF – from rebels to rulers ...

"Ethiopian large-scale military operations to crush [the insurgency] have failed, with heavy losses of men and equipment," noted the CIA in a …

Top 10 African Military Power 2021 — allaboutETHIO

Some of the equipment to be used by this massive force is as follows: 24 fighter aircraft, 8 attack helicopters, 400 combat tanks, 114 armored fighting vehicles, 183 rocket projectors, 67 self propelled artillery, 650 towed artillery, etc. The EDF or Ethiopian Defense Forces budget is $350,000,000. 6. Morocco 57/138.

Ethiopian airstrikes in Tigray force UN flight to turn ...

Ethiopian military airstrikes have forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country's Tigray region ... cooking equipment and other ...

Ethiopian air force strikes hit Tigray region on Sunday - CNN

A second strike targeted the town of Adwa where Legese alleged the TPLF were manufacturing military equipment and fake Ethiopian National …

US warns it could sanction Ethiopia after CNN reveals ...

The war between Ethiopia's military and forces loyal to the TPLF, which controls Tigray, broke out in November 2020. Within weeks, Eritrean soldiers had reportedly crossed into …

List of equipment of the Ethiopian National Defence Force ...

17 The Military Balance 2012 estimated that about 450 BRDM, BMP, BTR-60, BTR-152, and Type 89 armoured fighting vehicles and armoured personnel carriers were in service. A total of 150 T-55 - 90 from Soviet Union, +40 from Belarus, +19 from Bulgaria, +50 from East Germany, +90 from Ukraine, and 150 T-54 (60 from East Germany ) may have been ...

The Tigray Defence Forces - Documenting Its Heavy Weaponry ...

The Tigray Defence Forces - Documenting Its Heavy Weaponry. A war that broke out between the Ethiopian government and its northern Tigray region has thrown the country into turmoil. Armed conflict has been raging since November 2020, killing thousands and displacing millions. The escalation came after months of tensions between the Ethiopian ...

Top 10 African Military Power 2021 — allaboutETHIO

On at least six occasions -- from November 9 to November 28 -- Ethiopian Airlines billed Ethiopia's ministry of defense tens of thousands of dollars for military items including guns and ...

Doctor says Ethiopian air strike kills 10 | 7NEWS

Ethiopia's government said Thursday's air strike hit and destroyed the other part of Mesfin Industrial Engineering PLC, a factory complex bombed last week where it said the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) stored military equipment.

Ethiopian Government Airstrike Hits Tigray Regional ...

Ethiopian government spokesman Legesse Tulu said in a Facebook post on Wednesday that the military is making precise aerial attacks and making every effort to avoid civilian casualties.

'Very brutal': In Ethiopia, Tigray forces accused of abuses

The war that began last November was confined at first to Ethiopia's sealed-off northern Tigray region. Accounts of atrocities often emerged long after they occurred: Tigrayans described gang-rapes, massacres and forced starvation by federal forces and their allies from Amhara and neighboring Eritrea.. Thousands of people died, though the opaque nature of the war -- most communications and ...

Ethiopian Air Force | Military Wiki | Fandom

The Ethiopian Air Force (ETAF); Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ አየር ሃይል, Ye Ithopya Ayer Hayl, is the air arm of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces and is tasked with protecting the air space, providing support to the ground forces as well as assisting during national emergencies. The origins of the Ethiopian Air Force has been traced to (then Ras) Haile Selassie witnessing a show ...

Ethiopia Ethiopian army land ground armed defense forces ...

Ethiopia Ethiopian army land ground armed defense forces military equipment vehicle intelligence Posted On Sunday, 20 November 2011 09:46

Ethiopia: Army Launches Air Strikes Outside Tigray Capital ...

The Ethiopian military on Sunday carried out airstrikes on two rebel-held towns in northern and western Tigray. The ongoing aerial offensive campaigns are aimed at weakening Tigray forces.

How the US enabled Ethiopia's bloodletting, training its ...

The Biden administration has sanctioned Eritrea and Ethiopia for alleged crimes against the Tigray people. But over the last three decades, successive US governments trained and modernized Ethiopia's military under the cover of "peacekeeping" operations. The World Food Program recently reported that 7 million Ethiopians across three northern states—Afar, Amhara, and Tigray—risk ...

Ethiopian military loots UNICEF office in Tigray capital ...

Ethiopia's military reportedly broke into a UNICEF office in Tigray capital Mekele -- confiscating satellite equipment described as much-needed to …

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Moreover, Ethiopian troops often deployed new weapons systems without understanding how to operate them. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Ethiopia relied on Soviet and Cuban technicians to maintain military equipment and to provide logistical support.

UAE Air Bridge Supports Ethiopian Military in Tigray War ...

To deliver arms and equipment to Ethiopia, the UAE makes use of the UAE-based Fly Sky Airlines (flying Il-76 cargo aircraft registered in Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan). When also including suspicious cargo flights from China the scale of the air bridge becomes even more extensive. In mid-September 2021, an An-124 of Ukraine's Antonov Airlines flying ...

American Military Aid to Ethiopia - and Eritrean Insurgency

aid and $700,000 in military equipment sales. Also included was about $6.8 million over the years for training of Ethiopian military personnel, $8.5 million in donations of excess military equipment and the indirect aid represented by the U.S. purchase of about half of the annual Ethiopian coffee crop as well as the service of U.S. Peace Corps