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GBADS progress – slow but sure

According to the latest Armscor annual report, the first phase of the SA army's long awaited ground-based air defence systems (GBADS) –...

Air Defence Artillery officially receives Thutlwa battery fire control posts

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The South African Army's Air Defence Artillery (ADA) School in Kimberly has officially received three ESR 220 Thutlwa radar battery fire control...

Thutlwa BFCPs handed over to Air Defence Artillery

The ESR 220 is a solid-state L-band 2D surveillance radar designed to provide early warning to ADA troops in the field.During a handover ceremony...

Thutlwa BFCPs handed over to Air Defence Artillery

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During a handover ceremony at the Air Defence Artillery (ADA) School in Kimberley on 10 July 2015, three ESR 220 Thutlwa Battery Fire Control...

Fact file: The SA Air Defence Artillery

During World War One (WW1, 1914-1918), the threat posed by enemy aircraft forced all belligerents to allocate to some artillery and machine...

Fact file: SF: ZU-23-2 Bosvark

Introduced in 1957, the ZU-23-2 is a lightweight, automatic, towed anti-aircraft gun system. The ZU (Zenitnaya Ustanovka) translates anti-aircraft system. Formerly assigned...

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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...