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African countries examine ways to meet the continent’s strategic airlift needs

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As South Sudanese peacekeepers walked off a Kenya Air Force C-27J Spartan military transport aircraft in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), they...

SANDF to host suppliers’ day in Bloemfontein

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To address the shortcoming of awareness businesses have regarding the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), a suppliers’ information session will be held to...

Seventy-plus procurement units see to DoD goods and services acquisition

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Parliamentarians serving on the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans (PCDMV) heard Minister Thandi Modise’s Department of Defence and Military Veterans (DoDMV) has...

Logistics cooperation with partners ensures moving at the ‘speed of relevance’

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On 6 August, US and French forces bolstered logistics capabilities with the second in a series of Proof of Principle flights. The mission, known...

Feature: Solving an airlift shortage

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When it comes to building military capacity in Africa, adding aircraft tends to take a back seat because of the expense involved to acquire...

M5 mortar airlift project saving the SANDF money and extending equipment...

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The 120 mm M5 heavy mortar is the primary long-range, indirect fire, artillery weapon for the Steve Biko Artillery Regiment (formerly Light Regiment) of...

Logistics challenges, opportunities come under Africom spotlight

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US Air Force Brigadier General Leonard Kosinski, US Africa Command director of logistics, spoke to international logistics experts during a webinar hosted by the...

US Africa Command discusses logistics challenges in Africa

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US Air Force Brigadier General Leonard Kosinski, US Africa Command director of logistics, discussed the logistical challenges in Africa and the need to partner...

Changes in the chain of technology command for defence logistics

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Here Graham Grose, Vice President and Industry Director, Aerospace & Defence, IFS, looks at three interlinked technology developments that will shape the logistics strategy...

Integrated Logistic Support – The Source

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Integrated Logistic Support or ILS is defined as – “An integrated and iterative process for developing a support strategy that optimizes functional support, leverages...

China and South Africa to host first military logistics symposium

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A delegation from the People's Republic of China (PRC) Central Military Commission Logistics Support division, steered by its Deputy Chief of Administrative...

AFRICOM hosts first ever Multilateral Logistics Seminar

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U.S. Africa Command hosted the inaugural Multilateral Logistic Seminar (MLLS) between 24 and 28 September in Sindelfingen, Germany. Led by the AFRICOM Directorate...

China to help with SADC regional logistics depot

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China will support the Southern African Development Community (SADC) with construction of a regional logistics depot in Botswana for the bloc's standby...

SANDF outlines infrastructure upgrades

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is implementing a number of major infrastructure upgrades, with billions of rands allocated to these...

African militaries must prioritise logistics

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A significant development in the post-Cold War period has been African states' active involvement in peacekeeping operations. Of the 105,078 personnel deployed...

US military brought 31 000 MREs to South Africa for Ex...

The American military currently in South Africa for Exercise Shared Accord brought with them no less than thirty-one thousand individual MREs (meals...

SADC to get a regional logistics depot for its standby force

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Indications are work will start this year on construction of a regional logistics depot in Botswana for the Southern African Development Community's...

Logistics: anticipate and respond

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The life of the logistician is not a glamorous one. Sometimes called "sustainers" or "loggies" or simply "the guys in the rear...

Getting there is half the battle

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The African Union was created in 2001 with great hope, but also a heavy burden of responsibility. Member states were still reeling...

Military outsourcing offers savings, expertise

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The core responsibilities of militaries all over the world include protecting civilians, rescue work during natural disasters and securing borders. But these...

The tyranny of distance

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Any international peacekeeping mission will present a long list of logistical challenges. Mission settings are inevitably established in areas reeling from recent...

US Embassy hosts logistics workshop for SANDF

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The US Embassy in Pretoria began hosting a week-long workshop on Life Cycle Management as part of a larger programme on Logistics...

US troops support DR Congo’s Logistics School

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Recently, the Democratic Republic of Congo National Logistics School graduated its fourth class since 1983. U.S. Army Africa and several international organizations...

Full military honours for SANDF Chief Logistics

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Full military honours will be accorded Lieutenant General Bongani Mbatha, the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief of Logistics, when he is...

WEW offering liquid logistics solution

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German company WEW is promoting its modular liquid logistics solution at IDEX 2015, offering systems for the safe handling of water, fuel,...

US studying special operations airlift needs in Africa

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The United States military is seeking to identify companies able to provide fixed wing air transport services on behalf of US Army...

Known contracts awarded for the period June 16 to Friday, August...

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Armscor, the state arms acquisition agency, has awarded the following contracts:       ...

Africom holds logistics conference

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U.S. Africa Command (Africom) has hosted a conference for logisticians and logistics partners in Entebbe, Uganda, to collaborate on ways to improve...

Tenders issued for the up to period up to January 13,...

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Armscor, the state arms acquisition agency, has issued requests for quotations to: SA Army ...

More warehouse work for SMB

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East Rand-based SMB Supplies SA cc has been awarded another multi-milion rand contract to seal and dehumidify various military warehouses. The latest...

Corruption alleged in military medical contract

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The Afrikaans daily, Beeld, reports a medical equipment provider that tendered radiological machinery to the South African Military Health Service is alleging...

Feature: A view on logistics

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The US Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms defines logistics as the "science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance...

Tenders issued up to May 26, 2011

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Armscor, the state arms acquisition agency, has issued requests for quotations to: SA Army ...

Fact file: Defence Logistic Division

The DOD Logistic Division "is to provide an integrated, joint logistics support system to the DOD and customers as determined by the...

DoD issues ammo depot safety warning

The Department of Defence says it is is “still highly concerned” about the encroachment of low cost housing into the blast safety zone around...

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