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  1. If Rooivalk leaves the DRC, FIB morale and confidence will suffer – Mapisa-Nqakula

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... for the Rooivalk helicopter unit, part of the SA Air Force (SAAF) composite helicopter unit (CHU) deployed in the central African country, show it cost R568 430 216.70 to deploy and utilise the Rooivalk ...
    Thursday, 24 May 2018
  2. Fund defence now or risk having to pay in casualties in future – Heitman

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... some fat in the SA Air Force (SAAF) and a little in the SA Navy, but none in the Army. In terms of overall numbers there is some over-ranking and there are areas that could be thinned out.” On the ...
    Monday, 21 May 2018
  3. Former enemies visit key sites of the “Border War”

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... the former SAAF and South West Africa Territory Force (SWATF) base in Rundu. They are expected to arrive home in the middle of next week.  ...
    Friday, 18 May 2018
  4. SAAF shopping for spares and maintenance

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    It appears better use is being made of the minimal funding allocated to the SA Air Force (SAAF) which now wants parts for its Cessna Caravans and “ad-hoc maintenance” for its King Airs. There are ...
    Friday, 11 May 2018
  5. Gallery: SAAF Museum air show 2018

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The South African Air Force Museum held its annual air show on 5 May, which was very well attended by the public. It had a good balance of military aircraft as well as displays by civil teams, and perfect ...
    Monday, 07 May 2018
  6. Youth exhibition to precede SAAF Museum air show

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    A youth exhibition today will precede the annual South Africa Air Force (SAAF) Museum air show to be held on 5 May at Air Force Base Zwartkop. The SAAF said a total of 1000 learners will attend ...
    Friday, 04 May 2018
  7. SAAF helicopter group in DRC logging less hours

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by South African parliamentarians as part of their oversight duty provided more insight into the operations of the SA Air Force (SAAF) composite helicopter unit ...
    Friday, 04 May 2018
  8. Parliamentarians go hands-on with peacekeepers in DRC

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... was a specifically mentioned product as was towels. The availability of purely military materiel and equipment such as spares for the SA Air Force (SAAF) Oryx and Rooivalk helicopters in the DRC was ...
    Thursday, 03 May 2018
  9. SAAF getting ready for Zwartkop airshow

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) is getting ready to host the annual Museum air show at AFB Zwartkop next weekend, with the theme “Our Indomitable Spirit”. The SAAF said the theme appreciates ...
    Monday, 30 April 2018
  10. No maintenance contracts in place for 21 Squadron aircraft - so no flying

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    A telling question has been asked by Congress of the People (COPE) chief whip, Deidre Carter, after her party was told the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) VIP squadron – 21 – is grounded because of delays in processing ...
    Monday, 23 April 2018

Company News


  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.