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SA Army studying force-on-force training

The South African Army is investigating the merits of force-on-force training at the tactical level. The military last September awarded SAAB Systems...

Fact file: The SA Tactical Intelligence Corps

Commanders have always had a need for intelligence and security, but, like many other functions described in this section, this was provided...

Fact file: The SA Engineering Corps

The engineers are an ancient branch, the name deriving from the operators of the engines used during siege warfare, and later, the...

Fact file: The SA Armoured Corps

The tank was invented, more or less simultaneously, in Britain and France in 1915, to support the infantry in crossing the machine...

Fact file: The SA Infantry Corps

The South African Infantry Corps (SAIC) is the single largest professional group within the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), with some suggesting...

Legend C2 system now “operational urgent”

The SA Army's requirement for an information and communications technology (ICT) based command-and-control (C2) system is now an "Operational Urgent" need. Armscor, the...

Whereto for defence in 2010?

A happy and prosperous 2010 to all our readers. Allow me the trite observation that this will be a busy year for us,...

Maynier having trouble visiting Doornkop

Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow defence minister David Maynier says defence minister Lindiwe Sisulu is trying to prevent him from visiting Doornkop Military...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...