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SA Defence

Rose petals grace SAAF Memorial

An Alouette III dropping rose petals for the SAAF memorial. Photo by Chris Szabo.The South African Air Force (SAAF) and the Air Force Association have commemorated those who made the ultimate sacrifice at the 54th annual memorial service at Bays Hill outside Pretoria.

   

Crystal ball gazing at the SA Navy’s new capabilities

SA Navys projected capabilitiesIn February Armscor made public the names of preferred bidders for new naval platforms, including a hydrographic vessel.

   

No expanded deployment for Operation Corona due to lack of funding

No additional Op corona deploymentIndications are any plans to expand the presence of soldiers on South Africa’s landward borders will not happen if the current status quo as far as financing is concerned remains in place.
   

Copper and cable thieves target Silvermine for the second time this year

Silvermine robbed - againSilvermine, the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) high-tech communications facility, has again been targeted by thieves who took antennas and copper cable, undoing temporary repairs following a similar incident in January.
   

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