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New marine protected areas need patrolling – ISS

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The recent gazetting of 20 new marine protected areas (MPAs) in terms of South Africa’s Operation Phakisa to develop the blue economy is welcoming...

No SA soldiers killed or wounded in Mozambican border shooting incident

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No casualties or injuries have been reported from the South Africa/Mozambique border where soldiers were involved in a shooting incident with Mozambican border police...

General Barker to speak at EWSA 2019 conference

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Retired Major General Des Barker will be one of the keynote speakers at the Electronic Warfare South Africa (EWSA) 2019 conference, taking place at...

Two arrested after Anti-Gang Unit attack

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The Western Cape police’s Anti-Gang Unit on Wednesday night arrested two suspects and seized firearms as well as an assortment of ammunition in the...

Bogus “soldier” could be jailed for up to five years

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If found guilty the 29-year-old who attempted for become an “instant soldier” so he could be part of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inauguration faces up...

SANDF members in the DRC receive medals ahead of rotation

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Members of 7 South African Infantry Battalion serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have received United...

South Africa joins international space weather monitoring community

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South Africa is looking to take a leading role in the international space weather monitoring community, as it moves to become a key provider...

Minister condemns attack on Anti-Gang Unit officers

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Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, has condemned the shooting and attack of six Anti-Gang Unit members in Nyanga, Cape Town, early this morning. “Attacking members...

ISS: Resolving South Africa’s brutal order

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Democratic societies become violent when their governments lose the monopoly on force, and trust between citizens and the state erodes. This is according to...

Mamba could be used by SAMHS as a combat ambulance

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The South African Military Health Service (SAMHS) is looking at using the Mamba armoured personnel carrier (APC) as a combat ambulance, with a prototype...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...