The Past Week in Defence #31 (23 – 29 November 2020)

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In this week’s edition, on the continent, KBR wins a $65 million contract to support US bases in Djibouti and Kenya, and the Gambian military orders water treatment trailers from ELW Global.

In SANDF news, the SAS Galeshewe has been decommissioned, an Oryx evacuates sick crewmember off a West Coast fishing vessel, the construction of the new Durban Air Force Base is among Defence Works Formation projects, more border patrol successes are recorded by SA soldiers, a bleak picture is painted for the SANDF’s future in the latest Department of Defence annual report and there has been another qualified audit finding for the Department of Defence.

In industry news Hensoldt South Africa showcases its diverse portfolio with a capability demonstration.



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00:00:52 – KBR wins $65 million contract to support US bases in Djibouti and Kenya
00:01:35 – Gambian military orders water treatment trailers from ELW Global
00:02:24 – SAS Galeshewe decommissioned
00:03:17 – Oryx evacuates sick crewmember off West Coast fishing vessel
00:04:25 – Construction of new Durban Air Force Base among Defence Works Formation projects
00:05:08 – More border patrol successes for SA soldiers
00:06:49 – Bleak picture painted for SANDF future in DoD annual report
00:08:08 – Another qualified audit finding for the Department of Defence
00:09:15 – Hensoldt South Africa showcases diverse portfolio with capability demonstration