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Oryx remains Monusco’s top transport helicopter in the DRC

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The UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (Monusco) has a Composite Helicopter Unit (CHU) based in the eastern DRC city, Goma. The CHU includes three...

SA pilots and aircraft continue to dominate DRC airspace

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The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Monusco) is currently the biggest UN peacekeeping mission with approximately 18...

Oryx rescues two from sea in Western Cape

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An Oryx helicopter from AFB Ysterplaat-based 22 Squadron was part of a multi-agency search and rescue operation in Western Cape. The medium transport helicopter crewed...

SAAF Oryx used to rescue man who fell off KZN cliff

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx medium transport helicopter was used to rescue an injured man who fell down a 100 metre cliff...

SAAF helps NSRI evacuate injured ship’s crew

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has used two of its helicopters to assist the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) to medically evacuate five...

SANDF assists SAPS with Operation Lockdown successes

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF), by providing an Oryx helicopter, has assisted the South African Police Service (SAPS) in its Operation Lockdown...

SAAF on firefighting duty in Southern Cape

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A SA Air Force (SAAF) Oryx medium transport helicopter again showed its worth this week in a single day of firefighting operations...

Update: Eight injured after Oryx flies through wires

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter that crashed on the N1 highway just outside Cape Town on Sunday morning was...

SAAF assists in sea rescue off Durban

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter was used to evacuate two injured sailors off Durban this week, after their vessel...

Defence Force assisting with firefighting and evacuation in weather-ravaged Western Cape

The South African military has made three helicopters available with immediate effect to assist in firefighting, evacuation and general disaster management on...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...