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Over half of survey respondents believe SANDF is doing “a good...

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An SA National Defence Force (SANDF) attitude survey shows “support for expanded defence roles in line with the 2015 Defence Review”. The survey is the...

New Naval College OC

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Hard on the heels of a new officer commanding for SAS Saldanha, the SA Navy’s other major training facility in the form of its...

Busy week for soldiers on border duty

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Infantry soldiers from two battalions currently doing border duty this week prevented stolen vehicles exiting South Africa and elsewhere confiscated over R56 000 worth...

Army command told people are its major asset

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General Rudzani Maphwanya, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief, used an Extended Army Command Council (EACC) meeting in Oudtshoorn to stress the importance of...

“Modern Brigade” preparations underway ahead of Ex Ukuthula

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To make it a more responsive service, the landward component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is setting up a “modern brigade”. This,...

New Army accommodation system ready for use

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Following an August demonstration at the Department of Defence (DoD) mobilisation centre in Free State, a 20 year field accommodation project is complete with...

Border management now on Modise’s legislated imperatives list

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Thandi Modise, who replaced long-serving Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula as defence and military veterans minister in August, has to contend with no less than 15 legislated...

New tool for military justice

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“From humble beginnings” aptly describes the electronic case management system (ECMS) now operational at Defence Legal Service Division (DLSD). Its origins go back to October...

SA Legion reaches 100 years milestone

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Opening the Centenary Congress of the South African Legion of Military Veterans, Deputy Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Ian Neilson, last week said the...

New boss for SAS Saldanha

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Come tomorrow (Thursday, 21 October) SAS Saldanha, the major training unit for the SA Navy (SAN), will have a new officer commanding in the...

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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...