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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...

Cape helicopter squadron rises to the fire challenge

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January has been a challenging month for the South African Air Force's (SAAF's) Cape-based 22 Squadron as they have been called in...

SAAF Oryxes log just on 94 firefighting hours in 11 days

The SA Air Force, in the form of AFB Ysterplaat-based 22 Squadron, was a latecomer to the fires which ravaged parts of...

Navy battles Cape mountain fires

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Sailors from the maritime branch of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have been doing battle against raging mountain fires threating...

Oryx mid-life upgrade deemed a success

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Despite hard lessons learnt, the South African Air Force (SAAF) has successfully completed the mid-life upgrade of all Oryx medium transport helicopters...

Celebration turns to tragedy for 87 Helicopter Flying School

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What should have been an occasion to remember with AFB Bloemspruit-based 87 Helicopter Flying School (HFS) turned into tragedy when a guest...

Oryx hit by small arms fire in DRC – no injuries

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A third South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter deployed under the UN flag has come under fire in the Democratic Republic...

SAAF helicopter fired at in the DRC

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) helicopter deployed under the United Nations (UN) flag was fired upon in the Democratic Republic of...

Final four Oryx being upgraded as part of Project Drummer

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Denel Aviation is busy upgrading the final four of 39 Oryx helicopters for the South African Air Force (SAAF) as part of...

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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...