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Soldiers confiscate contraband worth over R27 million

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A severely stretched and thin cordon of soldiers protecting South Africa’s porous borders continue to confiscate contraband destined for informal traders, spaza shops and...

Fuses and a blasting cap among Operation Corona seizures

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The thoroughness exhibited by soldiers during searches for contraband during Operation Corona border protection duties was again shown with the recent discovery of small,...

SANDF confiscates contraband near Mozambique border

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South African Army soldiers have confiscated over R1 million worth of contraband from a house near the Mozambique border as part of border protection...

Makhanda on maritime resource protection tasking

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SAS Makhanda (P1569), one of the South African Navy’s three serving offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), is currently deployed on a maritime fisheries protection tasking...

“Alarming issues” uncovered on border fact-finding mission

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A four week-long fact-finding mission looking into South Africa's land borders by the Democratic Alliance (DA) has, according to the political party,...

Border protection needs high tech equipment to up performance

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The national border protection tasking Operation Corona is widely acknowledged as one powered more by people than any high-tech equipment and questions...

SANDF helping to stop marine resource poaching in southern Cape

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In just on three weeks, airmen, sailors and soldiers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) seized over R90 000 worth of...

One Op Corona day sees R4 million plus worth of contraband...

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That South African soldiers achieve the successes they do in apprehending undocumented people, seizing contraband and recovering stolen vehicles among others is...

Soldiers help out with classrooms in Eastern Cape

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While not exactly an Operation Prosper tasking, a recent job undertaken and completed by soldiers deployed on the border protection tasking Operation...

Contraband netted, livestock recovered – all in a day’s work for...

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In line with current defence planning, Operation Corona is as of June staffed by 15 newly deployed companies from both the full-time...

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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...