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US Air Force begins operations from new air base in Niger

The United States Air Force (USAF) has started limited flights from newly constructed facilities at Air Base 201 in Niger, which will later be...

High Court rules Denel must pay staff salary deductions

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Denel must pay over the unemployment insurance and taxes deducted from employees’ salaries over...

Shoke telling Mpumalanga how defence can help the province

South Africa’s most senior soldier, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief, General Solly Shoke is this week in Mpumalanga “interacting with stakeholders and exchanging...

Soldiers confiscate contraband worth over R27 million

A severely stretched and thin cordon of soldiers protecting South Africa’s porous borders continue to confiscate contraband destined for informal traders, spaza shops and...

AOC gearing up for SA’s leading electronic warfare conference

The Association of Old Crows (AOC) electronic warfare interest group is gearing up to host its biennial Electronic Warfare South Africa 2019 International Conference...

Hensoldt Optronics South Africa pursuing laser rangefinder development

As part of its global product expansion strategy, Hensoldt Optronics South Africa is actively focused on expanding its laser rangefinder (LRF) product offerings. Hensoldt Optronics...

Fourth industrial revolution under the spotlight at Armscor Engineering Day

The fourth industrial revolution and its impact on the aerospace and defence industries came under the spotlight at Armscor’s recent Engineering Day. The 2019 edition...

More farm attacks and murders – Transvaal Agricultural Union

The 2009/2019 decade saw an increase of 86% in farm and rural attacks and murders compared to 1990/1999, according to the Transvaal Agricultural Union...

DCD holds successful route clearance demonstration

DCD Protected Mobility held a route clearance demonstration day at Gerotek outside Pretoria, where it put its Husky and Springbuck vehicles through their paces...

South African Army not impressed with Hoefyster delays

Chief of the South African Army, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, has expressed dissatisfaction with the delays by Denel Land Systems in delivering Badger infantry...


Check before you speak, Minister!

South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...