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  1. CAR delegation visits SANDF as questions asked about Operation Vimbezela

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    A delegation from the Central African Republic paid a recent visit to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), not long after a parliamentary committee was briefed on South Africa’s military involvement ...
    Friday, 23 June 2017
  2. SANDF celebrates youth day

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is today celebrating youth day, with events at the Pretoria Military Sport Club, which will attended by Chief of the SANDF General Solly Shoke The ...
    Friday, 23 June 2017
  3. Defence Service Commission earns its stripes

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... Force (SANDF). Established in 2010, the DFSC’s mandate is to, among others, conduct research and make recommendations for improvements of salaries and service benefits of members of the SANDF on ...
    Wednesday, 21 June 2017
  4. Armscor holds bidders meeting for frigate waterjet study

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Armscor recently held a bidders’ conference on the functional study for the improvement of the waterjet propulsion system on the South African Navy’s four Valour class frigates. The meeting took ...
    Wednesday, 21 June 2017
  5. Denel Land Systems upgrading SA Army G6s

    Category: Land/Land

    Denel Land Systems is in the process of executing an Armscor contract that will lead to an upgrade of the South African Army’s G6s to address obsolescence. In addition, Denel Land Systems is in ...
    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
  6. Arms Trade Treaty report sheds more light on SA defence trade

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... Army’s Hoefyster programme and 50 FN-6 surface-to-air missiles were imported from the People’s Republic of China for the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). It is not clear what the FN-6s ...
    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
  7. New Defence Force satellite office to open in CT

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... of service of members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Besides conducting assessments of military bases in and around the country, the commission occasionally travels abroad to ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  8. Exports crucial to survival of SA defence industry – AMD

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... partnerships are crucial. Motale noted that it is challenging to get foreign clients to buy equipment when the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is not using it themselves, especially ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  9. Armscor seeking inflatable body armour for the SA Navy

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Armscor is looking to acquire inflatable body armour for the South African Navy, and on 1 June issued a tender for approximately 100 buoyant armour jackets. Tender ELWS/2017/20 has a closing date ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  10. SAMHS helping Gauteng Health clear autopsy backlog

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... cope. The first saw the airborne arm of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) come to the aid of people in the Garden Route area when it was ravaged by wildfires last week. With the job done for some ...
    Thursday, 15 June 2017
  11. SAN Hydrographer earns prestigious post in IHO

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... this year. According to a SA National Defence Force (SANDF) statement the IHO is headed by three directors – a secretary general, first director and second director. All are elected by IHO member ...
    Wednesday, 14 June 2017
  12. Military ombud under scrutiny at symposium

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... has been a torrid five years as an Office as they had to juggle the cases lodged by the SANDF members and also at the same time trying to learn the best practices in resolving cases. “It hasn’t been a ...
    Tuesday, 13 June 2017
  13. AMD reveals plans for new industry fund

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... said there were two primary reasons to create the fund. The first was getting the necessary funding for the DoD to get past its current state and arrest the decline of the SANDF. The second one would be ...
    Tuesday, 13 June 2017
  14. Parliament passes Border Management Authority Bill

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... ports of entry remain the preserve of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF). As tasked by Operation Corona there are currently 15 companies, mainly from Reserve Force units, patrolling the land borders ...
    Tuesday, 13 June 2017
  15. SAAF helos deliver over 700 000 litres of water onto Cape fires

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... rescue missions, including Buffels Bay where fires forced residents onto the beach, said Lieutenant Colonel Piet Paxton, Staff Officer, Operational Communication at the SANDF’s Joint Operations Division. ...
    Monday, 12 June 2017
  16. SecDef addresses co-operation between DoD and defence industry

    Category: Industry/Industry

    The South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industry Association (AMD) held its 25th anniversary meeting at the CSIR on 8 June, where Secretary of Defence, Dr Sam Gulube, gave the keynote address. ...
    Monday, 12 June 2017
  17. Busy times for the Rooivalk

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    Last year was a busy year for the Rooivalk, with the attack helicopter firing thousands of cannon rounds and rockets at rebels in the DRC and Denel pushing ahead with a possible upgrade and export sales ...
    Friday, 09 June 2017
  18. Denel and Public Enterprises ‘positive’ about possible shift to defence department

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... serve the government and in particular the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), he said. The Department of Defence is from time to time called on to pay Denel up front for goods and services ...
    Friday, 09 June 2017
  19. Armscor still not confirming bidders for projects Biro and Hotel

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... SA National Defence Force (SANDF) and will see the SA Navy acquire dedicated patrol vessels for both in- and offshore work. Project Biro has been deferred to the 2018/19 financial year but Hotel is set ...
    Friday, 09 June 2017
  20. Defence Force assisting with firefighting and evacuation in weather-ravaged Western Cape

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... Decisions also have to be made on logistic support as far as fuel, rations and accommodation are concerned,” Paxton said, adding the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has also been asked to supple water ...
    Thursday, 08 June 2017