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Kruger National Park - News Archive

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Reutech Radar Systems looking forward to future mining, defence work

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... frigates. Reutech’s RSR 904 radar is a major component of the Meerkat wide area surveillance system used to combat poaching in the Kruger National Park. Kies said this has to date resulted in a significant ...
    Thursday, 19 October 2017
  4. Using the SANDF to fight crime is a bad idea

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... South Africa illegally to confiscating contraband, mainly cigarettes and liquor and dagga. Since 2011 the SANDF also had to take up the task of assisting Kruger National Park rangers in preventing rhino ...
    Wednesday, 18 October 2017
  5. Environmental Affairs says 935 poachers arrested in KNP over last five years

    Category: Security/Border Security

    A total of 935 suspected poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park (KNP) by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and South African Police Service (SAPS) over the last five years. ...
    Tuesday, 17 October 2017
  6. Equipment donation boosts Kruger anti-poaching capabilities

    Category: Security/Border Security

    The Kruger National Park’s dedicated anti-poaching unit along with the iconic game reserve’s rangers have had a close to R3 million injection of much-needed equipment to further boost efforts to stop poaching ...
    Monday, 02 October 2017
  7. SANParks calls for anti-poaching assistance on Rhino Day

    Category: Security/Border Security

    South African National Parks (SANParks) is once again calling for assistances in the fight against the scourge of rhino poaching particularly in the Kruger National Park (KNP) as it marks World Rhino Day ...
    Friday, 22 September 2017
  8. Horns, guns and drugs: the real cost of wildlife crime

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... to protect the Kruger National Park, a magnet for tourists who marvel at one of Africa’s best preserved wilderness areas. Fighting wildlife crime is an uphill battle. Only five tonnes of the estimated ...
    Friday, 22 September 2017
  9. Minister welcomes arrest in rhino case

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... in possession of a firearm and two rhino horns when he was arrested in the Kruger National Park last year. The department said the sentence sends a strong message to would-be poachers that they will ...
    Thursday, 14 September 2017
  10. Police seize drugs, rhino horns at OR Tambo Airport

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... Endangered Species Unit as well as the Skukuza Stock Theft Unit. The accused was arrested in March 2016 in the Satara Section of the Kruger National Park. Field rangers were on routine patrol when ...
    Tuesday, 12 September 2017