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SANParks arrests staff for poaching

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The South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced the arrest of four suspected poachers including a staff member in an intelligence driven operation.  The arrests...

UKZN to launch sounding rocket at Overberg

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) will test launch the UKZN Phoenix-1B sounding rocket at the Denel Overberg Test Range in the Western Cape next...

Milkor expanding product range; targeting emerging markets

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In a highly competitive market with over a 1 000 global defence companies, Milkor continues to expand its product range as it seeks to...

All systems go for Armed Forces Day

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The mobilisation phase of Armed Forces Day 2019 is well underway and final on-the-ground preparations in and around Cape Town are nearing completion ahead...

CSIR develops wide area surveillance system for armoured vehicles

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed a panoramic 360 degree Wide Area Surveillance System which would give armoured vehicle crews...

Joining the Military Skills Development System (MSDS)

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If you want to follow a career in the military, the South African National Defence Force (SANF) offers young, fit and mentally strong citizens...

Op Corona is only defence topic to make the SONA debate

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Another indication of the low ranking the South African military has on the national agenda comes from the two day debate on President Cyril...

Rhino poaching numbers down, elephant losses increase

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Last year was a better one for South Africa’s rhino population with a decline in poaching, particularly in national parks, reported and for the...

Denel Asia venture cost Denel R3 billion

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The doomed Denel Asia joint venture with VR Laser cost Denel R3 billion in revenues, the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has heard. Department of...

National Gang unit making inroads

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Since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the establishment of the Anti-Gang Unit last year, hundreds of gang-related arrests have been made by the elite unit. The...

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