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SACAA draft regulations on UAVs/RPAs

An Aeryon Scout UAV.The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has released draft regulations regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)/remotely piloted vehicles (RPAs) in South African airspace. Click here to view the regulation document.


NCACC 2014 third quarter report

altThe National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC), in its third quarter report for 2014, has released details of South African arms imports and exports. Click here to read the report.

Defence minister’s 6th annual women’s parade address

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula addressed over a thousand female South African National Defence Force personnel during the 2014 Women’s Parade at Air Force Base Swartkop on 29 August.

Police mysteriously go missing (on paper)

How many policemen are there in SAIn a bizarre reply to a DA parliamentary question the new Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, claims there are only 115 692 operational South African Police Service (SAPS) members. Yet in the current annual report the figure – which the DA has used extensively – is 155 531.

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