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SAAB discloses secret “arms deal” payments

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Swedish defence multinational SAAB says BAE Systems paid defence consultant Fana Hlongwane R24 million a decade ago to help secure contracts that...

SAAF receives first upgraded PC-7 MkII

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The first Pilatus PC-7 MkII training aircraft upgraded under an avionics replacement programme has been handed over to the South African Air...

SAAF fly PetroSA

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The Department of Defence and Military Veterans says the South African Air Force is now flying supply runs for the state-owned Petroleum,...

Security Forces claim secure skies for World Cup

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) says it and its sister services have so far secured South African skies for the soccer...

King Shaka Airport opens, but what about the SAAF?

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The new R7.2 billion King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) opened on schedule on Saturday morning when South African Airways flight SA 528...

A-Darter for Gripen – and Hawk

The South African Air Force is to fit the fifth-generation A-Darter short-range imaging infra-red air-to-air missile currently under development at Denel Dynamics...

Security forces test World Cup preps one last time

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South Africa's security forces will this week test their preparations for securing the FIFA soccer World Cup one last time. The South...

SAAF checks out the PAC 750XL

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The South African Air Force may be evaluating the Pacific Aircraft Corporation 750XL turboprop utility aircraft. A demonstration aircraft was observed performing...

SAAF transport requirement re-eval seems complete

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The South African Air Force seems to have completed its re-assessment of its future fixed-wing transport aircraft requirement, including that for a...

Saab to further develop Gripen C/D

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Defence and security company Saab has received a two billion Swedish crown, four year order from FMV (the country's defence materiel...

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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...