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Operation Thusano shenanigans sees ultimatum for Defence Minister

Matters Cuban, especially as regards the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), appear to be reaching breaking point with an ultimatum delivered to the Minister...

Cubans deliver simulators, skills and weapons maintenance Parliament hears

The technical skills brought to South Africa by Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces personnel have been part of “preservation and maintenance” of six hundred thousand...

Cuban expertise sees over ten thousand military vehicles serviceable again

The professional and technical services provided to all four SA National Defence Force (SANDF) arms of service by Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces personnel has,...

The Cuban Connection

Now in its 10th year, the bilateral agreement on defence co-operation between Cuba and South Africa has increasingly come under the spotlight following the...

DoD attempting to regain lost skills – Mapisa-Nqakula

The Department of Defence is making efforts to rebuild skills so it can be self-reliant and sustain itself and its capabilities, defence minister Nosiviwe...

Cubans helping SANDF to reach milestone one of the Defence Review

Technical staff from the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces have given impetus to the maintenance and repair of South African military equipment, in...

SANDF aims to repair 4 000 vehicles

The South African Army is aiming to repair 4 200 of its vehicles under Operation Thusano, using Cuban technicians to work on...