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Military Art & Science

Skirl of the pipes and cannon fire at the Cape Town tattoo

Cape Town military tattoo starts on ThursdayStarting tomorrow the Castle will again host the annual Cape Town Military Tattoo, a spectacular event showcasing military bands and intricate drill manoeuvres all culminating with a real bang.

Freedom Park and Voortrekker Monument combine to remember soldiers

Freedom Park/Voortrekker Monument remembrance serviceAnother step on the reconciliation road takes place on Sunday with a joint memorial service at Freedom Park and the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria.

Defence Review 2014 – The Defence Industry

Weapons and aircraft manufactured by Denel.An important element of the Defence Review is its consideration of the defence industry which is needed to define the capability actually required and how best to support that capability, to provide a policy as the basis for a defence industry strategy that can guide both the Defence Force’s acquisition planning, and planning by companies in the defence sector.

Defence Review 2014 – The Focus

A South African Army Olifant main battle tank.The Defence Review serves a triple purpose: it closes the gap between the 1998 Review and the strategic situation of today; it moves away from the business management inspired organisation and processes that have demonstrably failed; and it provides the basis for long-term planning by the Defence Force.

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