Logistics

Regional Work Unit Western Cape hard at it

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The South African National Defence Force’s (SANDF’s) Regional Works Unit Western Cape has been labouring to ensure that facilities in its region are in...

M5 mortar airlift project saving the SANDF money and extending equipment life

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The 120 mm M5 heavy mortar is the primary long-range, indirect fire, artillery weapon for the Steve Biko Artillery Regiment (formerly Light Regiment) of...

Bridges link Ekhamanzi community to schools, clinics

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Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) Minister Patricia de Lille and KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Kwazi Mshengu are set to unveil three bridges in Ekhamanzi, in...

US Army Corps of Engineers establishes permanent presence in Africa to support key missions...

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The US Army Corps of Engineers recently established a permanent presence on the ground in Africa to oversee key US Africa Command (AFRICOM) projects. Europe...

Bailey bridge construction launched in KwaZulu-Natal

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Africa Command donates COVID-19 supplies to Ghana

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The US military’s Africa Command has donated approximately $75 000 in COVID-19 supplies to the Ghana Armed Forces. The command used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and...

North West community farmer registering as DoD supplier

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Another recognition step for the Reserve Force’s Project Koba-Tlala comes from North West, the province where its pilot was launched. Tina Tseladimitloa, better known as...

SANDF receives PPE from China

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has taken delivery of a consignment of personal protective equipment (PPE) from China, which arrived at OR...

Logistics challenges, opportunities come under Africom spotlight

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US Air Force Brigadier General Leonard Kosinski, US Africa Command director of logistics, spoke to international logistics experts during a webinar hosted by the...

Another contract for KBR in Djibouti

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Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) has received a $75 million contract from the US Department of Defence for construction projects at Camp Lemonnier and...

DWF entrusted with care and maintenance of military facilities

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The Defence Works Formation (DWF) under the leadership of Major General Joseph Ledwaba was brought into being to provide the Department of Defence (DoD)...

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