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SA must relook at access to firearms: Cele

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South Africa would be better off if only its armed forces and not private citizens had access to firearms, Police Minister Bheki Cele said...

SANDF opens Rand Show with a roar

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The roar of a Gripen fighter overhead the Nasrec show grounds marked the opening ceremony of the 2019 Rand Show, which was officiated by...

Rand Show 2019

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SAAF A109 Light Utility Helicopter crashes

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has lost an A109 Light Utility Helicopter in a crash in Pretoria that injured both crewmembers on board. The...

South Africa’s Denel aims to end Airbus A400M work within 18...

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South African state arms firm Denel aims to wind down production of parts for the Airbus A400M military aircraft over the next six to...

Military Ombud to host annual symposium next week

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The South African Military Ombud will mark its 7th Annual Symposium on Friday 26 April at Emperors Palace. It will be celebrated under the...

Eastern Cape school gives Defence Minister a sheep

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s declaration of interests to Parliament include a sheep, Russian vodka and champaign (sic) glasses. This information, along with...

MK names added to Gunners’ Memorial

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Ongoing efforts by the SA Gunners’ Association (SAGA) to honour South Africa’s fallen artillery men and women saw new commemorative tablets unveiled at the...

Special Defence Account faces closure

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The Department of Defence’s Special Defence Account (SDA) is facing closure, potentially cutting off a R5 billion annual source of funds for the South...

SANDF considering replacement of man-portable anti-tank missiles

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Armscor has issued a request for information (RFI) for a new man-portable anti-tank missile system to replace the South African National Defence Force’s (SANDF’s)...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...