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For more than four decades, the German government has been supporting independent peace-keeping capacities in selected African Partner countries through ist equipment aid Programme.

For more than four decades, the German government has been supporting independent peace-keeping capacities in selected African Partner countries through ist equipment aid Programme.

Signing of the Agreement
Klaus Wurzel (Ministry of Defense) and Abraham Iilonga,  Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Namibian Ministry for Defense after the signing of the Agreement.© German Embassy Windhoek

Namibia has been a partner country since 1992. So far, equipment aid Agreements to the tune of 30 Million Euro have been signed.


2017 - 2020 Epipment Aid for more than 6.8 Million Euro


On 10.11.2016 Germany and Namibia signed the seventh equipment aid Agreement, which extends the cooperation between the two countries from 2017 until 2020. The current tranche of 6.8 Million Euro (roughly 109 Million NAD) runs until December 2020-

The main aim of the Agreement is the training of Namibian defense personel in oder to improve peace-keeping capacities as well as implement common tactical Goals in the are of defense cooperation - for a peacfull and flourishing Africa.

Responsible for implementing the Projects in Namibia is the German Armed Forces Technical Advisory Group, GAFTAG).


The following Projects are currently being supported.



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