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Ramaphosa highlights SANDF’s achievements at Armed Forces Day

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South Africa's new Commander in Chief Cyril Ramaphosa underlined the achievements of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) during his first...

Big bangs before Armed Forces Day

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) hosted a spectacular capability demonstration at the De Brug range outside Bloemfontein on Tuesday....

SANDF preparing for Armed Forces Day

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is getting ready for an exciting celebration of the armed forces next week with the...

SANDF gearing up for Armed Forces Day

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is preparing for an eventful Armed Forces Day in Kimberley next month, when it will...

Kimberley to host Armed Forces Day next year

Armed Forces Day next year will be held in Kimberley, capital of the Northern Cape, with a week's worth of military events...

Armed Forces Day events in Durban and Port Elizabeth cost R50...

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Showcasing South Africa's military to the public is a major part of the annual Armed Forces Day celebration which has seen close...

Memorial service marks centenary of the sinking of the Mendi

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A special ceremony was held in Cape Town on 26 February to honour the 616 South African men who died so tragically...

Gallery: Armed Forces Day 2017

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The fifth iteration of Armed Forces Day was held on 21 February in Durban and saw a parade of 300 military vehicles...

Zuma lays wreath, presents medals during wet Armed Forces Day

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President and Commander-in-Chief Jacob Zuma on Tuesday laid a wreath to honour those who died in the sinking of the SS Mendi...

Is Armed Forces Day a spectacular waste of resources?

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The upcoming Armed Forces Day celebrations on 21 February in Durban will no doubt be spectacular and are a good way of...

Five SA Navy vessels in Durban for Armed Forces Day, but...

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Five SA Navy platforms are in Durban for Armed Forces Day and while there is no Valour Class frigate alongside, a submarine,...

SANDF gearing up for Armed Forces Day

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is well on the way to being fully prepared for this year's Armed Forces Day,...

Durban to host Armed Forces Day

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While this year's Armed Forces Day will be held in Durban, much attention will be focussed on the English Channel where an...

Navy investigating accidental shooting in Port Elizabeth harbour

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The SA Navy is investigating what it calls "an extremely serious incident" during Armed Forces Week that saw a practice round fired...

SANDF pulls out all the stops for Armed Forces Day

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Commander-in Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), President Jacob Zuma, emphasised the importance of the military in peacekeeping operations...

SANDF pulls out all the stops for Armed Forces Day

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Commander-in Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), President Jacob Zuma, emphasised the importance of the military in peacekeeping operations...

SANDF pulls out all the stops for Armed Forces Day

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Commander-in Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), President Jacob Zuma, emphasised the importance of the military in peacekeeping operations...

Port Elizabeth opens up to the SANDF

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Port Elizabeth has taken to the military like the proverbial duck to water as all four arms of service of the SA...

No OPVs for Armed Forces Day

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The harbour at Port Elizabeth is this week home to a submarine, frigate and other classes of naval vessels as the Eastern...

More than a thousand soldiers to take part in Armed Forces...

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Armed Forces Day 2016 promises to be bigger and better than any of its three predecessors with more than a thousand servicemen...

Navy will practise tactical and seamanship exercises en route to Armed...

The fleet replenishment vessel SAS Drakensberg (A301) is one of six SA Navy platforms tasked with showcasing the maritime arm of the...

Six SA Navy vessels will be in Port Elizabeth for Armed...

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Armed Forces Day this year will be in Port Elizabeth, the first time the annual celebration of South Africa's military and its...

SANDF gearing up for 2016 Armed Forces Day

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The SA National Defence Force is going all out to live up to the exhortation of its Commander-in-Chief, President Jacob Zuma, when...

Navy will host Armed Forces Day 2016 in Port Elizabeth

Armed Forces Day next year will be commemorated in Port Elizabeth with the SA Navy hosting the event on behalf of South...

Zuma commends SANDF during Armed Forces Day celebrations

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President Jacob Zuma handed out Mandela medals to South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members and celebrated the role of the military...

More Mandela medals to be presented at Armed Forces Day parade

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President Jacob Zuma will be the main functionary at this year's Armed Forces Day parade in Potchefstroom where he will continue a...

Military careers on show at Armed Forces Day

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Attracting the right people to the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) will also form part of this month's Armed Forces Day event...

Armed Forces Day brings the military to people in North West

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Potchefstroom/Tlokwe is very much the military capital of North West and as such is a suitable venue for this year's Armed Forces...

Potchefstroom to host Armed Forces Day 2015

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Potchefstroom in the North West province will host Armed Forces Day 2015 on Saturday, February 21. In 2012 South African National Defence Force...

New gallery: Armed Forces Day 2014 vehicles

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The Armed Forces Day celebrations on 21 February included a large mechanised column, which saluted President Jacob Zuma before driving through Bloemfontein....

New gallery: Armed Forces Day 2014

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President Jacob Zuma presided over the 2014 Armed Forces Day celebrations at Air Force Base Bloemspruit on 21 February, which was marked...

Zuma awards medals to Battle of Bangui soldiers in celebration of...

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Commander-in-Chief and President Jacob Zuma on Friday awarded medals to soldiers involved in the deadly Battle of Bangui in March last year...

Armed Forces Day parade in Bloemfontein this year

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SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Commander-in-Chief, President Jacob Zuma, will confer bravery medals on soldiers who "demonstrated heroism" during the Battle for...

Defence and security non-starters in SONA

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Apart from passing mentions of continental peacekeeping support and the need to stamp out rhino poaching, yesterday's State of the Nation Address...

February 21 is Armed Forces Day

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South Africa's most central major city, Bloemfontein, will be the venue for Armed Forces Day 2014. Friday, February 21, will see the third...