US government gives KDF new helicopters to fight terrorism

US government gives KDF new helicopters to fight terrorism US government gives KDF new helicopters to fight terrorism

The United States government has given six new helicopters to the Kenya Defence Forces to shore up the campaign against Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Two other choppers are expected to be delivered in May 2017.

Kenya’s Defence Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo received the Huey II helicopters at the Laikipia Air Base in Nanyuki on Friday morning.

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