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South Africa’s proposed marine protected areas need proper patrolling

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa's plans to add 22 marine protected areas (MPAs) and bring South Africa's ocean protection in its exclusive...

Guard duty at SANDF headquarters should be done by soldiers

The Department of Defence apparently outsources guarding services at its headquarters in the Armscor building to the tune of R11.14 million for...

Who has airpower superiority in southern Africa?

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South Africa's reputation as top gun when it comes to air power in the southern African region could be shot down by...

SA soldiers on peacekeeping deployments allegedly involved in sexual abuse

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The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) reaction to a UN report on the sexual shenanigans of peacekeepers, which alleges South African soldiers...

SA Navy needs more than three offshore and three inshore patrol...

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Although a welcome boost to the South African Navy and local shipbuilding industry, the six new inshore and offshore patrol vessels being...

SAAF probably looking at C-130 or KC-390 for medium airlift

While not cast in stone, it appears the airborne arm of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has its eyes on two...

Military installations not classified as National Key Points

Now that National Key Points are in the public domain the total lack of any military facilities or installations on the list...

SANDF faces funding crisis

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is facing a "catastrophic" multi-billion-Rand financial crisis that could force mass retrenchments and the indefinite postponement...

SANDF investigating Oudtshoorn incident

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Calls for the suspension of an Army general following his apparent personal involvement in attempting to have arrested soldiers released from police...

Defence Review 2014 – The Defence Industry

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An important element of the Defence Review is its consideration of the defence industry which is needed to define the capability actually...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...