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Changes in the chain of technology command for defence logistics

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Here Graham Grose, Vice President and Industry Director, Aerospace & Defence, IFS, looks at three interlinked technology developments that will shape the logistics strategy...

Metro councillor battles for response to Thaba Tshwane problems

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The relationship between the national defence force and the Department of Public Works, referred to until as few years ago as “government’s landlord”, is...

US awards major aircraft logistics contracts for Africa Command

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The United States Department of Defence has awarded hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of contracts to several companies to supply rotary wing logistics...

SANDF warns of extra military vehicles on the roads ahead of Armed Forces Day

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has notified the public that there will be convoys of military vehicles travelling across the country to...

ELW delivers field kitchens to Burkina Faso

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Johannesburg-based ELW Global have delivered ten diesel-fired mobile field kitchens to Burkina Faso’s defence force, in the second contract signed with the West African...

SANDF to assist Kruger National Park remove Kanniedood Dam

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The Kruger National Park (KNP) in conjunction with South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will demolish the remaining part of Kanniedood dam found on...

UN encourages SA defence companies to bid for contracts

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A senior official from the United Nations Procurement Division has encouraged South African aerospace and defence companies to bid for United Nations (UN) contracts,...

Nigeria/Russia military deal on the cards

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari hopes to sign a military technical co-operation deal with Russia during talks with President Vladimir Putin this month to help...

US Marines, Engineers conduct a first-of-its-kind 3D printing exercise

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US Marines from Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and 7th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) along with engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force team to train Ugandan military engineers

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22 members of the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF) Trainers Team will soon be deployed to Uganda.   According to the JGSDF Facebook page, the team...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...