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Shoke awards long service medals to SANDF members

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Chief of the SA National Defence Force, General Solly Shoke, has conferred medals to members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) for...

Gulube to stand down as Secretary for Defence

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When Dr Sam Gulube exits his office in the Armscor building at year-end it brings down the curtain for him on eight years as...

Without funding Defence Review implementation remains work in progress

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A single sentence in the latest Department of Defence (DoD) annual report is the effective death knell of the Defence Review, first announced in...

New chiefs of SA Army, Joint Operations, SAMHS announced

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has announced several high-level promotions and transfers, including a new Chief of the Army, new Chief of...

China looks to increase defence ties with South Africa

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A long-time commercial partner with numerous African countries, the People's Republic of China is looking to improve its defence ties on the continent, with...

SA Army conducting Exercise Ukuthula

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The South African Army is currently conducting Exercise Ukuthula 2019 at the Combat Training Centre in the Northern Cape with the aim of validating...

SANDF’s sea and air hours down

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The hours military aircraft and naval vessels spent in the air and at sea during the 2018/19 financial term were both “adjusted” downward according...

Lack of funding is the SANDF’s major problem

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The lack of funding making forward planning the proverbial nightmare for the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has not deterred the country’s top soldier. ...

Battle of Sandfontein commemoration

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Sandfontein Artillery Regiment (SAR), formerly the Transvaal Horse Artillery (THA), commemorated the Battle of Sandfontein with a remembrance service at Mount Collins Military Base...

SAAF donates computers to Mamelodi school

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The South African Air Force (SAAF), led by Chief Lieutenant General Zimpande Msimang, has donated computers to a school in Mamelodi East outside Pretoria. The...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...