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Op Corona Eastern Cape gets its first mobility packages

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Twenty-five more mobility packages in the form of modified Toyota Landcruisers have been handed to soldiers doing border protection duty in the...

Soldiers on border protection seize contraband worth millions in first months...

The new year has been very much a case of business as usual for soldiers deployed on border protection. One stated objective...

Soldiers do their best to plug South Africa’s porous borders

While not soldiering in the true sense of the word, the deployment of more than 2 700 soldiers on "border duty" has...

Border protection mobility packages almost a reality

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An SA Army project to provide soft-skinned transport for use in the border protection deployment comes to fruition next week when the...

Four Reserve Force units part of latest Op Corona deployment

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When the current rotation of border protection units is complete by mid-October, four regular infantry battalions, the SA Army's specialist infantry capability...

Saab supporting Operation Corona deployment

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Saab is supporting the troops doing border protection duty on South Africa's borders with the supply and refurbishment of bases for Operation...

Reprioritising defence budget allocations can put seven more companies on border...

The Minister of Defence maintains "continuous reductions" in the defence budget hamper efforts to make South Africa's borders more secure. Not so...

Two Op Corona busts in a week for newly deployed Johannesburg...

Just a week into a border protection deployment, Reserve Force unit Johannesburg Regiment notched up a pair of successes that will hopefully...

First troop packs delivered – will go where most needed

Come November next year soldiers deployed on border protection will have another 375 vehicles to use in their ongoing efforts to prevent...

Op Corona sees dagga and other contraband worth more than R77...

The porosity of South Africa's land borders along with a lack of resources to properly patrol them continues to make the country...

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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...