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Little progress on SAAF attempts to revive reserve squadrons

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Earlier this year an Air Force Reserve Force Squadron workshop was held in Thaba Tshwane as part of an overall effort to...

Sad SAAF Museum media briefing another example of poor communication

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum is without doubt the most publicly visible component of the airborne arm of the SA National...

Is Defence intelligence aiming to sabotage South Africa’s good military relations?

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On one hand the Defence Minister is building bridges – the latest being with Pakistan – that will see personnel exchanges and...

Drakensberg C-47TP crash investigation completed and reviewed

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The investigation in the crash that claimed the lives of 11 SA Air Force (SAAF) members and the loss of C47TP (tail...

Is funding for a new VIP aircraft coming from the SDA,...

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Dr Sam Gulube, Secretary for Defence, more than three years ago confirmed acquisition of VVIP aircraft was considered a SCAMP (Strategic Capital...

No word yet on a new site for AFB Durban

The SA Air Force (SAAF) Command Council has known for at least eight years that its only base in KwaZulu-Natal will have...

Shortage of air and naval assets turns Op Copper into a...

The tri-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) counter-piracy initiative in the Mozambique Channel – Operation Copper – has become largely a radio...

Another step taken in reactivation of SAAF Reserve squadrons

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Efforts to reactivate and resuscitate the role of squadrons in the Air Force Reserve Service (AFRS) gained impetus during a special Air...

Wings for nine new SAAF pilots at Langebaanweg

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This week the SA Air Force (SAAF) welcomed nine newly minted first lieutenants to the ranks of its aircrew. The new pilots on...

Zuma uses charter for Castro memorial service in Cuba while Inkwazi...

The Commander-in-Chief's apparent aversion to using the Presidential BBJ Inkwazi continues with a Democratic Alliance (DA) MP pointing out Inkwazi was tracked...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...