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  1. Healthy lifestyle programme for SANDF Command Council

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... involvement in the programme. He is the SANDF director responsible for physical training, sport and recreation. Some years ago then SA Air Force (SAAF) Chief, Lieutenant General Carlo Gagiano, instituted ...
    Friday, 09 March 2018
  2. Test pod assisting Denel’s missile programmes

    Category: Joint/Science & Defence Technology

    ... developed for Armscor and the Department of Defence. It may be developed into a surface-to-air version and used by the SAAF, which at the moment has no beyond-visual-range missile. Marlin will have an ...
    Monday, 05 March 2018
  3. UCT residence students pay tribute to SS Mendi

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... who studying at UCT. This year Candidate Officer Thabang Sebetoane, a Groote Schuur Mansions student, swopped his engineering overalls for his South African Airforce (SAAF) uniform. These opportunities ...
    Tuesday, 27 February 2018
  4. Rooivalks returning from the DRC

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... (SAAF) doctrine, and since the defeat of the M23 rebel group it is mainly used to provide escort for ground vehicles and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and has not engaged in much ...
    Tuesday, 27 February 2018
  5. Big bangs before Armed Forces Day

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... South African Air Force (SAAF) worked seamlessly with the forces on the ground, and dropped a number of bombs. Very unusually, both Gripens and Hawks fired their cannons - usually it is the Hawks that ...
    Tuesday, 20 February 2018
  6. SANDF preparing for Armed Forces Day

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... with hundreds of vehicles and a flypast of South African Air Force (SAAF) and SAAF Museum aircraft. Apart from the main event on 21 February, there will be activities throughout the week, including ...
    Friday, 16 February 2018
  7. New SANDF Commander-in-Chief at Armed Forces Day

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... first citizen. A retired senior SA Air Force (SAAF) officer was of the opinion Ramaphosa’s experience with trade unions could be put to good use taking into account the almost ongoing skirmishing ...
    Friday, 16 February 2018
  8. SAAF candidate officers passing out parade

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The officer ranks of the SA Air Force (SAAF) have been boosted by 71 following a graduation and passing out parade at the SAAF College in Thaba Tshwane. Six of those on course were singled out for ...
    Thursday, 15 February 2018
  9. France honours SA World War II veteran

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... as you can.” Götze joined the South African Air Force (SAAF) in mid-1942 and was selected for fighter pilot training. After he finished flying training he was sent to the Middle East where he joined ...
    Wednesday, 14 February 2018
  10. Super Hercules number 400 enters service

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... of the C-130 having taking delivery of its first C-130BZ platforms 54 years ago. 28 Squadron, based at AFB Waterkloof, is the primary transport unit of the SAAF and currently has seven of the four-engined ...
    Wednesday, 14 February 2018

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