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SANDF underfunded and being outpaced by militaries in the region –...

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has warned that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is underfunded and is being outpaced by...

SA Army reservists shine at shooting competition

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The 12th Annual SA Army Reserve Force Combat Rifle Shooting Competition for 2019 has been in full swing as over 40 reserve teams with...

SA Army hosting shooting competition

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The South African Army is currently holding its twelfth annual combat rifle shooting competition at de Brug outside Bloemfontein. The event started on 25 June...

Armscor examining SAMIL replacement

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Armscor is currently evaluating responses to a request for information for a replacement of the South African Army’s SAMIL logistics vehicles. In December 2018 Armscor...

Armscor looking into new 20 mm gun for SA Navy

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Armscor has issued a request for information (RFI) for a new 20 mm close range gun for the South African Navy. The RFI, issued on...

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...

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...

SANDF commemorates fallen peacekeepers ahead of next DRC rotation

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has commemorated the United Nations International Peacekeepers Day during an event at the Mobilisation Centre outside Bloemfontein...

Women breaking ground in the SANDF

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South African women, particularly non-white women, are taking leading roles in all arms of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), from combat pilots...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...