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CSIR tests smartphones for use in border safeguarding

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The "working smarter" concept has been applied in experiments to improve border protection and safeguarding using in-service military equipment and smartphones. The CSIR...

Aviation biofuel supply chain development for southern Africa

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Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) are collaborating on development and implementation of a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in southern Africa,...

Arms Deal Commission: Obstacles to the truth must be cleared

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The Seriti Commission, which resumed public hearings this week following an adjournment to have certain documents relating to the Strategic Defence Procurement...

Clean audit for Armscor

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Apparent Ministerial unhappiness with the performance of at least two Armscor board members has not affected the procurement organisation's financial performance. Auditor General...

Department of Defence pays R300 million to settle cancelled contract

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Another sizeable chunk has disappeared from the already over-stretched Department of Defence (DoD) budget to settle contractual obligations. Making matters worse, according to...

Next roll-out of veterans healthcare cards to start tomorrow

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As from tomorrow the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) will start issuing medical health cards to 4 800 veterans. The latest roll-out of...

Exclusive: Rooivalk is going to DRC

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Three of the South African Air Force's Rooivalk combat support helicopters will be in the DRC before year-end to boost MONUSCO and...

Defence Force Service Commission members appointed

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A process that started more than four years ago when dissatisfied soldiers went on the rampage outside the Union Buildings has come...

Radar to monitor space weather unveiled

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The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has unveiled a new high-frequency digital radar that will be used to monitor space weather...

Rooivalk looks set for DRC deployment

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Just on 30 years after development work started on a home-grown attack helicopter, South Africa's Rooivalk seems set for its first operational...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...