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South Africa’s security forces once brutally entrenched apartheid. It’s been a rocky road to reform

One of the important tasks that faced South Africa’s democratic government after 1994 was to reform the apartheid-era security apparatus. The African National Congress (ANC),...

Cash-strapped SANDF should withdraw from international missions and focus on domestic security

Without sufficient funding, South Africa should withdraw its soldiers from foreign deployments and focus on protecting its own air, land and maritime borders. This is...

UPDF, Norinco establishing UAV workshop in Uganda as defence indigenisation efforts continue

Uganda is making great strides building up its local defence industry, ranging from armoured vehicle assembly to aircraft maintenance, with unmanned aerial vehicles now...

CAA hosts Wonderboom air show to celebrate 25 year anniversary

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on Saturday held an air show at Wonderboom National Airport to celebrate its silver anniversary, and encourage...

Second Dearsan offshore patrol vessel launched for Nigerian Navy

Turkish shipyard Dearsan has launched the second and final 76 metre offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Nigerian Navy (NN), six months after the...

Mbombe 6 inspected by Ukraine Armed Forces

A single Paramount Mbombe 6 infantry combat vehicle that was exported to Ukraine prior to the Russian invasion as a demonstration model has been...

Ramaphosa extends SANDF deployment to Mozambique even as withdrawal begins

SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Commander-in-Chief, President Cyril Ramaphosa, has added seven months to the deployment of the SANDF to the Southern African Development...
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Introducing the TAC-6

Discover the highlights of this ground-breaking and revolutionary multi-role tactical vehicle.

SVI at Exercise Vuk’uhlome 2023

In November, SVI Engineering was an invited participant in Exercise Vuk'uhlome 2023 at Lohatlha, where we demonstrated the military capabilities of the MAX 3...

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