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SA Air Force holds Memorial after two-year break

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has held its first memorial service in three years as a result of the relaxed Covid-19 regulations, remembering...

Defence budget also to blame for poor serviceability of SANDF equipment...

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The real reason why some South African Air Force (SAAF) aircraft are grounded is the poor state of the defence budget, and not just...

Public Works to repair flood damage at AFB Durban

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That the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) is doing repair work at Air Force Base (AFB) Durban in the wake of last...

Upgrading the SAAF’s ageing C-130BZ Hercules fleet would cost R1.6 billion

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The Department of Defence (DoD) is exploring upgrading the SA Air Force (SAAF) C-130BZ Hercules fleet at a cost of R1.6 billion. According to a...

SAAF part of North West illegal chrome mining bust

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The SA Air Force (SAAF), in the form of two helicopters, was one component of a multi-organisation, anti-crime task force that abruptly ended a...

First female commander for 35 Squadron

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Air Force Ysterplaat-based 35 Squadron has its first female commander, who took up her post following a change of command parade on Friday 25...

Armscor trying to circumvent challenges at Denel

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Armscor is getting creative in dealing with the crisis at Denel by paying Denel’s suppliers directly, amongst other measures, as Denel battles to deliver...

Still no A-Darter missiles for the SAAF

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Denel Dynamics has been unable to deliver any production A-Darter air-to-air missiles to the South African Air Force (SAAF), forcing Armscor to contemplate contracting...

CAF meets and briefs attachés

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The Swedish defence attaché in South Africa, responding at an SA Air Force (SAAF) briefing, said the ubuntu concept of “humanity” or “humanity toward...

Armscor evaluating bids for most SAAF aircraft maintenance contracts

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Many of the maintenance contracts for South African Air Force (SAAF) aircraft have either expired or are about to, and Armscor is currently evaluating...

SAAF HQ fast becoming a sick building

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SA Air Force (SAAF) personnel working at headquarters on the western side of the Pretoria CBD are not having the best of days in...

Gripen support contract unaffordable

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The latest support contract for the South African Air Force’s (SAAF’s) Gripen fighters that was offered by Saab is beyond the budget of the...

Upgrades and support sought for SAAF nav aid systems

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Just weeks after Armscor issued a tender for maintenance and repair work on SA Air Force (SAAF) “launching and landing systems”, the defence and...

Less than a quarter of SAAF aircraft serviceable

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Less than a quarter of the South African Air Force’s (SAAF’s) fleet of aircraft is serviceable as budget cuts, COVID-19 disruptions and problems at...

Hawks over Cape Town City Hall for SONA

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Not two but three South African Air Force (SAAF) Hawks took part in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the National Address (SONA) in Cape...

Burnt hangar at oldest air force base not rebuilt

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The intensity of the fire which ripped through hangar 8 at Air Force Base (AFB) Swartkop two-and-a-half years ago was such that the hangar...

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