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SAAF helos part of Table Mountain firefighting efforts

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The SA Air Force’s (SAAF’s) Western Cape-based 22 Squadron, with pair of Oryx medium-transport rotorcraft, contributed in no small measure, alongside other disaster management...

22 Squadron fights Western Cape fires

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Fire season has arrived in the Western Cape and the SA Air Force (SAAF) via its Air Force Base Ysterplaat–based helicopter squadron is contributing...

Long distance rescue by 15 Squadron, 22 Squadron also in action

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Treacherous weather and several hundred kilometres of rough flying did not stop the SA Air Force (SAAF) in the form of a 15 Squadron...

SAAF on firefighting duty in Southern Cape

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A SA Air Force (SAAF) Oryx medium transport helicopter again showed its worth this week in a single day of firefighting operations...

22 Squadron douses fire in Camps Bay

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Thick vegetation and a fire fanned by strong winds saw the firefighting abilities of the SA Air Force's (SAAF) 22 Squadron called...

SAAF Oryxes log just on 94 firefighting hours in 11 days

The SA Air Force, in the form of AFB Ysterplaat-based 22 Squadron, was a latecomer to the fires which ravaged parts of...

SAAF assisting with firefighting in Western Cape

The SA Air Force (SAAF), in the form of AFB Ysterplaat-based 22 Squadron, is again assisting with firefighting operations in the Western...

SA Navy taking a Super Lynx to India

When SAS Spioenkop (F147) steams out of Simon's Town later this month en route to India she will have a Super Lynx...

SAAF helicopter to the rescue – this time on the Cape...

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A 22 Squadron Oryx helicopter was used as a platform to launch divers who successfully rescued three fishermen off Velddrif earlier this...

SAAF helps fight major Cape Town blaze

The appearance of a 22 Squadron Oryx helicopter slinging a Bambi bucket this week signalled the re-entry of the SA Air Force...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...