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Bailey bridge construction launched in KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Bheki Ntuli, in partnership with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), officially launched a strategic...

KBR wins $65 million contract to support US bases in Djibouti and Kenya

Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) has been awarded a $64.8 million US military contract to support base operations at three locations in Djibouti and...

Construction of new Durban Air Force Base among Defence Works Formation projects

Construction of Air Force Base Durban at King Shaka International Airport is underway and will see 15 Squadron move there once completed. This is...

UN to host security commodities webinar

The United Nations Procurement Division (UNPD) will next week host a webinar on Security Commodities in order to engage with relevant vendors. The UNPD said...

British helicopters help sustain airpower in Mali

The British military Tri-Service Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) says it is leading the UK’s support to French counter-insurgency operations in West Africa by conducting...

Sappers integral to De Lille’s rural bridge programme

The SA Army Engineer Formation will be “in business” for at least the next three years if an announcement by Public Works and Infrastructure...

A400M transports Griffon armoured vehicle from Djibouti

As part of an operational trial, an A400M Atlas transport aircraft of the French Air and Space Force transported for the first time a...

Mali soldiers air drop provisions to village besieged by suspected jihadists

Mali’s military said on Tuesday it had air dropped food into a village in the centre of the country where more than 2 000...

ISS: AFRICOM may be looking for a new home

When the Pentagon sought to locate its newly formed Africa Command (AFRICOM) somewhere in Africa in 2007, Botswana and Liberia were reportedly eager to...

Nigeria to deliver aid by air in conflict-hit northeast

Nigeria’s government plans to deliver humanitarian aid supplies by air to people in remote communities in parts of the northeast that have been ravaged...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...