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Kruger National Park - News Archive

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  1. Op Corona patrol seizes a thousand plus pairs of counterfeit trainers

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... and halting the flow of illegal goods into South Africa. Soldiers based on South Africa’s border with Mozambique and Zimbabwe in the Kruger National Park have the added task of assisting the park’s ...
    Monday, 05 February 2018
  2. Slight drop in rhino poaching in 2017

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... to 1 054 in 2016. The Kruger National Park, which traditionally bears the brunt of poaching, lost 504 rhinos in the 2017 calendar year. This is 24% down on the 2016 figure of 662. On the credit ...
    Friday, 26 January 2018
  3. Healthy profit for Denel Land Systems

    Category: Land/Land

    ... completed a SANParks canine contract: Mechem provided 16 trained dog teams to operate in the Kruger National Park, and currently also provides canine cargo detection services to many freight forwarders ...
    Monday, 08 January 2018
  4. 2017 in review: the year’s top stories

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... patrol duties were in jeopardy. The type has since taken to the air again, but problems persist with Air Force maintenance and funding. Number two: No more drones for Kruger – March 2017 Unmanned ...
    Tuesday, 02 January 2018
  5. Small US Army post supports counterterrorism fight in Africa

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... South Africa's Greater Kruger National Park Region, taught a safety class to fellow soldiers. Using his extensive knowledge of deadly snakes, he recently recorded a video of his class so those arriving ...
    Thursday, 14 December 2017
  6. Soldiers do their best to plug South Africa’s porous borders

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... active alongside Kruger National Park rangers and anti-poaching operators in helping stymie the efforts of those intent on decimating South Africa’s rhino population, soldiers also confiscated rifles, ...
    Thursday, 14 December 2017
  7. Meerkat surveillance system helping reduce Kruger poaching

    Category: Security/Border Security

    The Postcode Meerkat surveillance system deployed to the Kruger National Park has seen impressive initial success in combating poachers, detecting almost 90 poachers in the first six months of operation. ...
    Monday, 27 November 2017
  8. DNA kit set to boost fight against wildlife crime

    Category: Joint/Science & Defence Technology

    ... is the first time that this event is held on the African continent with the venue of choice being the Kruger National Park, which is home to the big five. Much like barcodes on consumer items such ...
    Wednesday, 22 November 2017
  9. AREND UAV to be flight tested in 2018

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    A team of university students is preparing to begin flight tests early next year of their AREND unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will be used to prevent rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park. ...
    Thursday, 09 November 2017
  10. Aardvark Roost delves deeper into electronic warfare

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... tack, Lelanie Smith, a lecturer at the University of Pretoria, gave a detailed look at the AREND unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), designed to track down wildlife poachers in the Kruger National Park. The ...
    Wednesday, 08 November 2017

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