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SA Defence

DoD gets extra R143 million to lease aircraft and guard facilities

R143 million extra for defence in mini-budgetEmbattled Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been taken to task for allocating more than R143 million to the Department of Defence (DoD) in his medium term budget policy statement delivered this week.

SAAF and Special Forces fly the environmental flag for the SANDF

SAAF and Special Forces wing big in DoD environment awardsThe SA Air Force was the big winner in this year’s Department of Defence (DoD) environment awards.

New boss for the only fighter squadron in the SAAF

New boss for 2 Squadron2 Squadron, the SA Air Force’s (SAAF’s) only jet fighter squadron, has a new officer commanding with the previous squadron boss currently assigned to flying duties at the AFB Makhado-based squadron, according to defence media liaison.

Armscor cancels VVIP aircraft lease tender

SAAF VVIP aircraft tender cancelledThe SA Air Force (SAAF) will not in the near future add the services of a leased VVIP aircraft to its inventory.

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