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The SAAF, the Gripen, World Cup ready

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The inaugural game of the 2010 Soccer World Cup kicks off in South Africa in about four months time and the South...

SA Navy, Deutsche Marine readying for some Good Hope

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German Navy ships are already headed for South Africa for the annual Good Hope exercise involving the armed forces of the two...

Fact file: Airbus Military A400M medium transport

The Airbus Military A400M is a pan-European four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed to replace or supplement aircraft used in the tactical...

Hercules damage severe?

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It appears the damage to a South African Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130BZ Hercules transport that suffered a nose-gear collapse on the...

SAAF to review ageing transport fleet

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) is reconsidering its fixed wing mobility capability in its entirety. This is as a result of...

Germany: No agreement yet on A400M financing

Airbus Military A400M customer nations have not yet agreed on financing for the project, German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor Zu Guttenberg said in...

SAAF contracts

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Armscor, the state arms acquisition agency, has placed further aviation and air force-related contracts with the South African and global defence industry. They...

SA should rescue US$ 45 million AgustaWestland deal: DA

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) says government, state arms acquisition agency Armscor and the Denel arsenal must act to save a bungled "US$...

Fact file: CASA CN235

The South Arican Air Force operats one CN235 in the medium transport role. Designation: ...

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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...