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  1. 21 Squadron apparently didn’t transport VVIPs in 2017/18

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The latest Department of Defence (DoD) annual report has it the SA Air Force (SAAF) logged 496.3 hours flying government VVIPs and VIPs. Not stated in the report but supplied in response to questions ...
    Tuesday, 13 November 2018
  2. 15 Squadron integral part of rescue technician training

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    The only SA Air Force (SAAF) helicopter squadron on the east coast – 15 in Durban – recently provided airborne platforms for professional rescue technicians to fine-tune their skills. The day of ...
    Sunday, 11 November 2018
  3. “Critical maintenance events” impact on SAAF maritime patrol capabilities

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Aircraft used by the SA Air Force (SAAF) for the maritime patrol tasking are not only in short supply - they are also more than 80 years old. Air Force Base (AFB) Ysterplaat-based 35 Squadron is ...
    Friday, 09 November 2018
  4. SAAF can only put two C-130s into the air at any one time

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... annual report, the SA Air Force (SAAF) used 81% of its targeted flying hours with by far the majority of these – more than three thousand six hundred – spent on force employment. On the face of it, ...
    Thursday, 08 November 2018
  5. South Africa part of international chemical weapons biomarker research work

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... and evaluations for AfricaTruck and Command and Control recommendations for the Defence Decision Support Institute. The ergonomics consultancy was also involved in selection of SA Air Force (SAAF) flight ...
    Tuesday, 06 November 2018
  6. First female SA military graduate from Maxwell Air University

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Colonel Zoleka Niyabo has become the first female military officer in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to graduate from the Maxwell Air University in Alabama, United States. The ...
    Thursday, 01 November 2018
  7. Reserves to be “classified” for better utilisation

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... “classes” or levels of Reserve apply to the landward force only with different functionalities set for the airborne, maritime and medical service. A new structure is proposed for SA Air Force (SAAF) ...
    Thursday, 01 November 2018
  8. All systems go for Ex Ndlovu 2018

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... exercise Ndlovu. The team has taken up temporary residence at the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) Snake Valley base, east of Air Force Base (AFB) Zwartkop, where operational planning on six scenarios is underway ...
    Tuesday, 30 October 2018
  9. SAAF on firefighting duty in Southern Cape

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    A SA Air Force (SAAF) Oryx medium transport helicopter again showed its worth this week in a single day of firefighting operations in the southern Cape. The helicopter from 22 Squadron at AFB Ysterplaat ...
    Thursday, 25 October 2018
  10. Department of Defence annual report not user friendly

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... defence and military veterans minister Kobus Marias has similar objections. He told defenceWeb he requested more detailed information on reported SA Air Force (SAAF) flying hours during a meeting ...
    Thursday, 25 October 2018

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