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  1. Marlin missile making swift progress

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... also been fitted to a pod mounted on a South African Air Force (SAAF) Gripen fighter. Denel Dynamics is now heading towards a guided flight test that will use the radar seeker to shoot down a target drone. ...
    Friday, 13 October 2017
  2. 22 Squadron douses fire in Camps Bay

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    Thick vegetation and a fire fanned by strong winds saw the firefighting abilities of the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) 22 Squadron called into action and tested on Wednesday near Cape Town. The Squadron’s ...
    Thursday, 12 October 2017
  3. 2012 C-47TP Drakensberg crash was avoidable - Inquiry

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The Board of Inquiry (BOI) report into the crash on 5 December 2012 of a South African Air Force (SAAF) C-47TP Dakota near Giant’s Castle in the Drakensberg finds that the accident was mainly caused by ...
    Wednesday, 11 October 2017
  4. Where are the soldiers to assist police going to come from?

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... is where these soldiers are going to come from. “Where exactly is the SANDF supposed to find the troops to do what the police can’t? “Most of the personnel in the SA Air Force (SAAF) and SA Navy ...
    Wednesday, 11 October 2017
  5. Feature: Botswana’s Gripen plan highlights need for a defence white paper

    Category: Joint/Military Art & Science

    ... Air Force contracting policies have eviscerated technical and support staff and eroded pilot proficiency in South Africa.27 These issues play a major role in explaining why the SAAF cannot maintain and ...
    Thursday, 05 October 2017
  6. Final Western Cape medal parade of 2017 held at Simon’s Town

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... 29 September. The Chief of the South African Air Force (SAAF), Lieutenant General Fabian Msimang, on behalf of the Chief of the SANDF, General Solly Shoke, conferred various service medals to deserving ...
    Monday, 02 October 2017
  7. South Africa returns MiG-21 fighter jet to Angola

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... Air Force (SAAF) Museum and placed on display at Air Force Base Zwartkop, the MiG-21bis Fishbed with serial C340 of the Força Aérea Popular de Angola (FAPA, the Angolan Air Force) was acquired in December ...
    Wednesday, 20 September 2017
  8. Denel Aeronautics receives A350 component contract

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... into the aircraft’s upgrade for the South African Air Force (SAAF). The next step would be to receive a contract from the SAAF to proceed with the upgrade. Ntshepe said the concept of a new production ...
    Friday, 15 September 2017
  9. SAAF flying hours unveiled in Parliament

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... to defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Among recent questions she has answered is one on force employment hours flown by the SA Air Force (SAAF). On VIP flying hours, Mapisa-Nqakula told ...
    Tuesday, 05 September 2017