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“Problems” with Badger – SA Army Chief

SA Army boss, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, this week acknowledged there are "problems" with Badger, the new infantry fighting vehicle that will...

CArmy adamant more funding must come for the military

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If South Africans want a military and particularly an army they can be proud of they have to stand up and tell...

SA Army fittest soldier competition

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The eyes of especially those entrusted with the physical fitness of South Africa's soldiers will be focussed on Kimberley from Monday where...

Nineteen new SA Army generals

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The end of last month saw SA Army Chief, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, add 19 brigadier generals to the senior ranks of...

Army acts to improve legal knowledge of officers

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Recognising a potential problem area in the SA Army, its Chief, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, moved swiftly with the assistance of his...

Mtshatsheni is new SA Army sergeant major

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Senior Chief Warrant Officer (SCWO) Ncedakele Elliot Mtshatsheni has become the seventh officer to be appointed to this post since the establishment...

Armour Formation marks its 70th anniversary

The SA Army's Armour Formation marks its 70th anniversary this month with the fourth Armour symposium and a thanksgiving service at Tempe...

New “mobility packages” will up the Army’s border protection capability

What SA National Defence Force chief, General Solly Shoke, calls "mobility packages" are replacements for the modified 4x4 bakkies used as the...

SANDF rooting out fraud and corruption offenders

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Fraud and corruption in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) appears to be widespread with the SA Army Support Base (ASB) in...

Name changes for Army Reserve Force units finalised

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It's now more than four years since the then SA Army Chief indicated name changes for Reserve Force units and regiments to...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...