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  1. New Joint Ops Chief brings 40 plus years of military experience to the post

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The new man heading up the Joint Operations Division of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), Lieutenant General Barney Hlatshwayo, has more than 40 years military experience. He is currently completing ...
    Friday, 20 January 2017
  2. Time for Armscor to move on new naval platform tenders

    Category: Editorial/Editor Column

    ... vessel for the maritime arm of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is worrying. The South African economy needs any and every boost that comes its way and the blue economy offers a number. These ...
    Friday, 20 January 2017
  3. Amatola departs on epic European adventure

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola departed Naval Base Simon’s Town on 16 January on a 96 day operational, commemoration and diplomatic visit to various European and African countries, known as ...
    Wednesday, 18 January 2017
  4. Navy battles Cape mountain fires

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Sailors from the maritime branch of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have been doing battle against raging mountain fires threating property in the Cape Peninsula. Speaking to defenceWeb, ...
    Wednesday, 18 January 2017
  5. SA shipbuilding sector waiting for SA Navy tender finalisation to showcase capabilities

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF). Prospective tenderers were given 12 months to submit offers. A series of meetings with prospective tenderers for both projects – Biro (in- and offshore patrol ...
    Tuesday, 17 January 2017
  6. Denel struggling to find new orders for Seeker 400

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... “During 2015/16 the Seeker 400 produced for the SANDF system acceptance test was completed and significant progress has been made with certification. The client’s system is technically sound and being ...
    Friday, 13 January 2017
  7. Reserve Force to be updated and revitalised

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The Reserves are, according to SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief, General Solly Shoke, “a vital component” of the South African military and to ensure the part-timers remain an integral part of the ...
    Wednesday, 11 January 2017
  8. Government publication maintains CSANDF has a reaction force

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    According to the latest South Africa Yearbook, the SA Army provides a reaction force for deployment by SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief, General Solly Shoke. This might be so on paper, military ...
    Tuesday, 10 January 2017
  9. Hlatshwayo is new Joint Ops Chief

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Major General Barney Hlatshwayo has been named Chief: Joint Operations Division of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF). He is currently deployed to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where ...
    Monday, 09 January 2017
  10. Still no official word on new naval platforms

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... by three new OPVs with the maritime service of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) also due to receive a similar number of inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) in terms of Project Biro. Tender submissions for ...
    Friday, 06 January 2017
  11. Year in review: 2016’s top stories

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    With conflict remaining high around the world, 2016 was a busy year. South African defence matters drew the most attention from our readers, with theft in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), ...
    Thursday, 05 January 2017
  12. Another step taken in reactivation of SAAF Reserve squadrons

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... Force (SANDF) was doing “everything possible, within its limited resources, to achieve the Ministerial priority of rejuvenating the Reserves”. In addition to the workshop, the SAAF Reserve rejuvenation ...
    Thursday, 05 January 2017
  13. Mapisa-Nqakula told she is “not nearly good enough” by top weekly

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... its own financial and skills abilities, the Department of Defence and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) must fulfil their obligations, as is expected of them. If the Minister’s mismanagement ...
    Wednesday, 04 January 2017
  14. Remains of SANDF member returned to SA; injured soldiers recovering

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has received the mortal remains of the soldier who died in a firefight in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last month, while another two soldiers ...
    Wednesday, 04 January 2017
  15. Counterfeit sneaker bust at border post

    Category: Security/Border Security

    Counterfeit sneakers worth R8.7 million were seized at the Lebombo border post in Mpumalanga, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said. A total of 9 085 pairs of ‘Adidas’-branded sneakers and ...
    Wednesday, 04 January 2017
  16. South African soldier killed in DRC fire-fight

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) attacked the position of the South African National Defence Force near Butembu in the Beni region of the Eastern DRC. As the attack took place the SANDF members, ...
    Tuesday, 20 December 2016
  17. Saab Grintek Defence wins Project Teamster cold chain contract

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    Saab Grintek Defence has been awarded a contract for deployable cold chain equipment for the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) as part of Project Teamster. The company said that the deployable ...
    Thursday, 15 December 2016
  18. Op Corona sees dagga and other contraband worth more than R77 million seized in 2016

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... all handed over to police and Department of Home Affairs officials for “further processing” according to Lieutenant Colonel Piet Paxton, Staff officer, Operational Communication at SANDF Joint Operations ...
    Thursday, 15 December 2016
  19. Military Ombud meets new Public Protector to cement ties

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Had complaints not been made to the Public Protector by soldiers unhappy with various aspects of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), the Military Ombud might never have become reality. That it ...
    Thursday, 15 December 2016
  20. SA contributing to stability efforts in Africa

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) with training as well as assist with the implementation of their military strategy,” the Minister said. SANDF training FARDC is not a new task for ...
    Wednesday, 14 December 2016

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