Africa to Discuss Air Force’s Role in Counter-Terror Missions

Africa to Discuss Air Force’s Role in Counter-Terror Missions
Africa to Discuss Air Force’s Role in Counter-Terror Missions

African countries' Air Forces prepare to discuss their role in Counter-Terror Missions. The Africa Airforce Forum will be held in Senegal on 26-27 October 2022. The Senegal Air Force will host the event for operations and further requirements.




Evolving security challenges in Africa have necessitated enhancing regional air operations to counter asymmetrical threats. The Air Force Africa Forum will discuss Africa’s air force’s evolving role, new requirements, counter-terrorism, and counter-insurgency efforts to empower air-defence components.

Africa to Discuss Air Force’s Role in Counter-Terror Missions


Senegal’s Air Force is upgrading its fleet to support regional counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations. Aside from the transnational conflicts, Senegal will begin oil exploration in 2023, necessitating extensive air support to protect the new offshore oil and gas assets.