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  1. Armscor seeking maintenance of SAAF fire trucks in the DRC

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    Armscor has issued a tender for the maintenance and repair of South African Air Force (SAAF) fire fighting vehicles in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The tender, issued on 14 June, has ...
    Monday, 26 June 2017
  2. Arms Trade Treaty report sheds more light on SA defence trade

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... for the South African Air Force (SAAF). However, in response to a defenceWeb enquiry about the missiles, the SANDF stated that, “the SANDF can confirm that there is no missiles imported from China ...
    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
  3. SAMHS helping Gauteng Health clear autopsy backlog

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... of the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) helicopter crews the military medical service has now stepped in when called on. Military officials from SAMHS have been deployed in Gauteng provincial health facilities ...
    Thursday, 15 June 2017
  4. Is a replacement for 21 Squadron’s Falcon 900B on the way?

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The acquisition of a new presidential jet seems to have fallen off the radar but there is a new and, at this stage, small blip on the SA Air Force (SAAF) acquisition radar - a replacement for the Falcon ...
    Wednesday, 14 June 2017
  5. Gallery: Airlink Adrenaline Show 2017

    Category: Aerospace/Civil Aviation

    ... crowds. 2017's show for the first time featured South African Air Force (SAAF) participation, with the Silver Falcons aerobatic team and a Gripen fighter jet taking to the skies, including in a ...
    Monday, 12 June 2017
  6. SAAF helos deliver over 700 000 litres of water onto Cape fires

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Three SA Air Force (SAAF) helicopters deployed to assist with emergency firefighting and rescue operations in parts of the Western Cape had by sunset on Sunday delivered close to 720 000 litres of water ...
    Monday, 12 June 2017
  7. Busy times for the Rooivalk

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... of thousands. The situation remains tense, especially in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The SAAF at the beginning of this month rotated two of its Rooivalks to the DRC, with two Oryx medium ...
    Friday, 09 June 2017
  8. Little progress on SAAF attempts to revive reserve squadrons

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Earlier this year an Air Force Reserve Force Squadron workshop was held in Thaba Tshwane as part of an overall effort to reactivate and resuscitate this component of the South African Air Force (SAAF). ...
    Monday, 05 June 2017
  9. SAAF hosts explosive air capability demonstration

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) on 1 June held its annual Air Capability Demonstration at the Roodewal weapons range in Limpopo, which for the first time featured the Super Lynx helicopter and armoured ...
    Friday, 02 June 2017
  10. Gallery: SAAF Air Capability Demonstration

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) held its annual Air Capability Demonstration on 1 June 2017 at the Roodewal weapons range in Limpopo. Various assets took part, including Rooivalk, Gripen, Oryx and Hawk ...
    Friday, 02 June 2017
  11. Fourth peacekeeping deployment for SAAF officer

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    SA Air Force Major Caroline Komsana is currently on her fourth deployment to a United Nations peacekeeping mission and is a CIMIC (civil military co-ordination) officer at UNAMID in Darfur, Sudan.  ...
    Friday, 02 June 2017
  12. Defence Force set to recoup DRC expenses

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... (MONUSCO), more than 1 300 SANDF personnel and South African Air Force (SAAF) rotary-winged aircraft, including three Rooivalk attack helicopters and five SAAF Oryx medium transport helicopters, are in ...
    Tuesday, 30 May 2017
  13. Silver Falcons to mark 50th anniversary at Langebaanweg

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) aerobatic team – the Silver Falcons – and it will be marked by a reunion of former and current members of the team at AFB Langebaanweg ...
    Monday, 29 May 2017
  14. Denel gets approval to buy Turbomeca Africa

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... Force (SAAF). These are powered by the Arrius 2K2 engine, of which Turbomeca is the exclusive supplier. According to the 2016 Denel annual report, TMA has its engines flying on 34% of civil helicopters ...
    Friday, 26 May 2017
  15. R27 million contract awarded to fix flood damage at AFB Hoedspruit

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    Belta Services CC has been awarded a R27 299 215 contract for repairs to damaged facilities caused by floods at Air Force Base Hoedspruit. The company was awarded the tender (PLK16/28) on 12 May ...
    Tuesday, 23 May 2017
  16. Rose petals grace SAAF Memorial

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) and the Air Force Association have commemorated those who made the ultimate sacrifice at the 54th annual memorial service at Bays Hill outside Pretoria. The good ...
    Monday, 22 May 2017
  17. Wonderboom gearing up for Adrenaline show in June

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... South African Air Force (SAAF) participation, with the Silver Falcons aerobatic team and a Gripen fighter jet taking to the skies, while an Augusta 109 Light Utility Helicopter will be on static display. ...
    Friday, 19 May 2017
  18. SAAF bringing C212 back into service?

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) may be bringing an accident-damaged CASA 212 light transport aircraft back into service. It currently has two airworthy examples. The SAAF inherited four C212s ...
    Monday, 15 May 2017
  19. “Border guards” will be part of the Border Management Authority – Minister

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... of SA Army and SA Army Reserve Force units, assisted by elements of the SA Air Force (SAAF) and the skills of the SA Army Specialised Infantry Capability (SASIC) unit, does the necessary patrolling of ...
    Monday, 15 May 2017
  20. Royal Bafokeng King becomes 44 Squadron Honorary Colonel

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) on 11 May held a ceremony to accept Kgosi Leruo Tshekedi Molotlegi, the 36th King of the Royal Bafokeng Nation, as Honorary Colonel of 44 Squadron. The ceremony ...
    Friday, 12 May 2017

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