Logistics

Thaba Tshwane in the dark

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Today (Wednesday, 29 July) marks the fifth day of no power in what is widely recognised as the heart of the South African military...

Water treatment upgrade on the way for AFB Hoedspruit

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SANEDI, the SA National Energy and Development Institute, has partnered with the Defence Works Formation (DWF) in a water treatment works project at AFB...

Kitchen Equipment Supplies (KES) serving the SANDF

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Over the decades we have seen numerous developments and changes in the operational spheres of modern armies, from weapon systems to satellite surveillance, that...

US Africa Command discusses logistics challenges in Africa

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US Air Force Brigadier General Leonard Kosinski, US Africa Command director of logistics, discussed the logistical challenges in Africa and the need to partner...

RAF flying to fight coronavirus

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The first of a series of Royal Air Force (RAF) flights taking medical supplies to Africa to help fight the coronavirus pandemic took off...

DoD cautions against persistent tender scammers

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The Department of Defence (DoD) has warned South Africa’s business community to beware of fraudulent tenders, which it says continue to persist, especially for...

Turkish A400Ms deliver medical supplies to South Africa, return with munitions

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Turkish Air Force A400M Atlas transport aircraft have been flying to and from South Africa over the last several days, delivering donated medical equipment...

Turkey delivers donated medical supplies to SA

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An A400M transport aircraft of the Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) arrived in Cape Town on Thursday 30 April, bringing much needed medical...

KBR gets more Camp Lemonnier work

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Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) has received $110 million in contracts to support the US military at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti. KBR announced on 22...

Poly Technologies building military barracks in Benin

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China’s Poly Technologies is constructing military barracks in Allada, Benin, and is due to complete them in September 2021. The Allada barracks are due to...

US Air Forces Africa delivers medical supplies to Ghana

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The US Air Force’s 86th Airlift Wing delivered medical supplies to the government of Ghana on 24 April to help support the country’s COVID-19...

Department of Defence warns of protective equipment scammers

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The South African Department of Defence (DoD) has warned South African businesses against scammers pretending to be representatives from the DoD requesting protective clothing. The...

US, Mali sign agreement for fuel donation

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US Ambassador Dennis Hankins and the Malian Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs Major General Ibrahim Dahirou Dembele have signed a memorandum of understanding...

US Air Force criticised over construction of Niger air base

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The US military’s Inspector General has criticised flaws in the construction process of the US Air Force’s Air Base 201 in Niger, with a...

Deployable military shelter sales to benefit from rise in military spending

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Rising military spending by governments and a notable rise in border conflicts continues to push sales of deployable military shelters on a global level....

Local manufacture of Bailey bridges

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When the SA Army Engineer Formation’s stock of World War Two Bailey bridges ran down to zero, with all components having gone into rural...

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...

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