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Field accommodation, water purification and a grenade launcher among completed Armscor...

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Armscor, according to its latest annual report, successfully completed six projects and sub-projects, notwithstanding “severe delays in deliveries” as well as contract execution “disruptions”...

SAAF still not meeting flying hour targets

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The number of hours SA Air Force (SAAF) platforms spent aloft during the 2020/21 financial year was just over 13 700 – 80% of...

Lockdown regulations cut SANDF museums visitor numbers

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With Heritage Month ending the three known SA National Defence Force (SANDF) museums have, in common with other repositories of history, been hamstrung by...

Temporary home for Oryx 1234 at AFB Swartkop

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The helicopter population of the oldest base in the SA Air Force (SAAF) – Swartkop in Centurion – has grown by one but the...

AFB Durban going nowhere

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The lone SA Air Force (SAAF) squadron in KwaZulu-Natal will remain the only aviation occupant of what was Durban International Airport for the foreseeable...

South African Air Force Capability Demonstration

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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...

Speech: Buthelezi at the memorial of Des Barker and Rama Iyer,...

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The families of Major General Barker and Colonel Iyer, Chief of Staff South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Lieutenant General Yam, members of the...

SAAF looks back on de Bod’s Boputhatswana and SA Air Force...

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As part of remembering its heritage, the South African Air Force has shone a spotlight on the contributions of retired Brigadier General Ettienne de...

SAAF helicopters to the rescue

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Rotary-winged aircraft from SA Air Force (SAAF) squadrons in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal were major components of recent rescue operations. AFB Swartkop-based 17 Squadron dispatched one...

State of the SA Air Force address – Acting Chief of...

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Members of the Air Force Command Council, retired and serving Generals, Officers Commanding bases and units, Senior and Junior Officers, Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers,...

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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...