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SAAF helicopters help fight Simons Town fire

South African Air Force Oryx helicopters helped extinguish a fire that broke out in the Simons Town area on Monday. Provincial Disaster Management (PDM) requested...

SAAF helps fight Table Mountain fire

The South African Air Force (SAAF) provided Oryx helicopters to help fight the Table Mountain fire that began on Sunday 18 April. The fire...

South African Air Force Capability Demonstration

This video showcases the capabilities of the SA Air Force (SAAF) in the early '10s. Courtesy of the SAAF, this video features the Oryx medium...

15 Squadron in Drakensberg rescue

A 60-year-old hiker with head injuries was rescued from a precarious site in the Drakensberg thanks to the efforts of the provincial nature conservation...

SAAF assists in rescue of six flood victims

The South African Air Force (SAAF) used an Oryx helicopter to assist in the rescue of six people who had been trapped due to...

Oryx evacuates sick crewmember off West Coast fishing vessel

The South African Air Force (SAAF) has once again assisted the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) in evacuating injured or sick crew off vessels...

SAAF helps recover bodies at Hammarsdale Falls

The South African Air Force (SAAF) was instrumental in the recovery of two bodies at the bottom of the Hammarsdale Falls in KwaZulu-Natal. On Tuesday...

SAAF Oryx to the rescue again

An Oryx helicopter from the South African Air Force’s 15 Squadron based at Air Force Base Durban has again come to the rescue of...

SAAF Oryx rescues another seafarer off KZN coast

A South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter from Durban’s 15 Squadron has medically evacuated a sick passenger off a ship along the Durban...

SAAF assists in rescuing patient off the Queen Mary 2

An Oryx medium transport helicopter from the South African Air Force’s (SAAF’s) 15 Squadron was instrumental in medically evacuating a patient from the passenger...


Mapisa-Nqakula continues to use “security” to evade Parliamentary questions

The free flow of information on border protection successes from military provincial tactical headquarters continues unabated in contrast with answers to Parliamentary questions where...