Military Art & Science

The Class of 2016 starts work at the SA Military Academy

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The class of 2016 at the SA Military Academy, officially designated MA18, were told as part of their welcoming at the Saldanha...

Professionalism in peacekeeping

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Military professionalism has three main characteristics: responsibility, corporate unity and expertise, according to Samuel Huntington in his book, The Soldier and the...

Feature: Maritime defence an essential part of Operation Phakisa

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Economic growth through development of the ocean economy as part of Operation Phakisa requires effective maritime surveillance and defence, with nearly 4...

Electronic warfare offers advantages over irregular opponents

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South Africa has promising electronic warfare (EW) capabilities, but must improve in the lower end of the scale, according to EW practitioners,...

Lack of funding forces Cape Town Military Tattoo organisers to seek partnerships

Management of what has become a Cape Town highlight – the city's annual military tattoo – has to rethink the future in...

Sunday is Remembrance Day

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Sunday is Remembrance Day with the annual national civic remembrance service and wreath laying ceremony at the Johannesburg Cenotaph the major event. A...

War memorials in Durban

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Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day (November 11) are the two major annual reminders of those who paid the ultimate price in defence...

Feature: Lockheed Martin’s latest SAAF C-130J offer tied to Defence Review

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Lockheed Martin continues to offer its C-130J Super Hercules to meet the South African Air Force's tanker, transport and maritime patrol requirements,...

Feature: IEDS – An indiscriminate killer

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On Sunday, December 28, 2014, a sugar cane seller in Potiskum, Nigeria, died when she stepped on a bomb in a school...

Friday is military fair day at the Voortrekker Monument

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That there are a growing number of South Africans with more than a passing interest in matters military comes with the announcement...

US Deputy Defence Secretary details the future of war

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On stage last week at the U.S. Army War College in Pennsylvania, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work summoned up scenes from a...

COLET Journal of Education Technology

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The SANDF Journal of Education Technology is the newest addition to South African military literature that hopes to set the academic ball...

Open Day at Aerospace Leadership Academy

Both guest speakers at the Aerospace Leadership Academy (AERLA) open day stressed discipline and hard work as the core ingredients of a...

Skirl of the pipes and cannon fire at the Cape Town tattoo

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Starting tomorrow the Castle will again host the annual Cape Town Military Tattoo, a spectacular event showcasing military bands and intricate drill...

Freedom Park and Voortrekker Monument combine to remember soldiers

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Another step on the reconciliation road takes place on Sunday with a joint memorial service at Freedom Park and the Voortrekker Monument...

Defence Review 2014 – The Defence Industry

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An important element of the Defence Review is its consideration of the defence industry which is needed to define the capability actually...

Defence Review 2014 – The Focus

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The Defence Review serves a triple purpose: it closes the gap between the 1998 Review and the strategic situation of today; it...

All hail the OPV

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Will Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) be the workhorse of all Navies in the future? This is the question that you could asked yourself...

Special forces a force multiplier for SADC military interventions – expert

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The special forces are a potentially useful asset that can be used by the SADC Standby Force as a force multiplier, according...

A South African perspective on Austria’s civil/military co-operation efforts

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In the post-World War II/post-Cold War era, intra-state conflicts and climate and natural disaster related crises are on the rise. Sovereign armed...

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