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SA Air Force holds Memorial after two-year break

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has held its first memorial service in three years as a result of the relaxed Covid-19 regulations, remembering...

Navy adds first MMIPV to fleet inventory on Wednesday

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Come Wednesday, the maritime component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), will take the first of three multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPVs) into...

Cut in manday allocations will impact Reserve Force

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The part-time component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) – the Reserves – will, along with the regular force, “feel” a 25% cut...

Gunners’ Memorial Service

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Sunday, 15 May, sees the Annual Gunners’ Memorial take place at Dassierand, Potchefstroom in North West. Presented under the aegis of the Gunners’ Association of...

SAMHS celebrates Nurses Day

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The South African Military Health Service (SAMHS) celebrated the International Nurses day nationwide from 10 to 13 May, as it acknowledged the critical role...

North West military veterans on Deputy President’s agenda

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Mafikeng in North West will tomorrow (Saturday, 14 May) be the focus of Deputy President David Mabuza’s attention in his presidentially appointed position as...

Defence budget also to blame for poor serviceability of SANDF equipment...

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The real reason why some South African Air Force (SAAF) aircraft are grounded is the poor state of the defence budget, and not just...

New home at SAAF Museum for Dawid Stuurman gate guards

A shining example of “where there’s a will there’s a way” saw volunteers with a common interest in aviation band together to move two...

SA exported R3.3 billion worth of military hardware in 2021

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The South African defence industry exported R3.3 billion worth of weapons, ammunition and military equipment to 67 countries around the world last year, according...

More than three thousand illegal immigrants stopped by soldiers in April

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April saw an escalation in xenophobia in South Africa with at least one death – that of a Zimbabwean at the hands of an...

South African Navy officers welcomed at Indian maritime information centre

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Two Liaison Officers from the South African Navy (SAN) were recently welcomed at India’s strategic Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR), located...

Two members of abalone poaching syndicate arrested in Gqeberha

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Two key abalone poaching syndicate members were arrested on Friday 6 May in a joint operation between South African National Parks (SANParks) Environmental Crime...

SPCA inspectors reportedly given the “run around” by SAASIC

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The latest round to be verbally fired in the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) vs SA National Defence Force (SANDF) equine abuse allegations saga...

SANDF will fly the flag at Mpumalanga Presidential Imbizo

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On Friday 20 May, President Cyril Ramaphosa will be in Mpumalanga town Carolina for his third Presidential Imbizo of the year and, as with...

DMV underachieves in delivering to military veterans

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The Department of Military Veterans (DMV) has underachieved in its performance for the final three quarters of 2021, and only managed to achieve less...

SAASIC equine abuse now an AfriForum investigation

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Four years of fruitless police investigation into charges of animal maltreatment at the SA Army Specialist Infantry Capability (SAASIC) have not gone unnoticed by...

RDM upskilling 100 military veterans a year

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) is providing up to 100 military veterans a year with skills they can use to create livelihoods for themselves. The company...

Anti-air gunners nab illegals, confiscate illicit tobacco products

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Gunners from 10 Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment are just as adept at border protection as they are operating “their” weapons to keep ground forces safe...

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