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New gallery: Armed Forces Day 2014 vehicles

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The Armed Forces Day celebrations on 21 February included a large mechanised column, which saluted President Jacob Zuma before driving through Bloemfontein....

Zuma awards medals to Battle of Bangui soldiers in celebration of...

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Commander-in-Chief and President Jacob Zuma on Friday awarded medals to soldiers involved in the deadly Battle of Bangui in March last year...

No e-tolling for military vehicles

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Close to 8 000 military vehicles have been fitted with e-tags but toll fees on Gauteng's electronically tolled highways will not be...

DoD priorities revealed

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Enhancing the Reserve force, building up the South African Army and strengthening peacekeeping capacity are some of the Department of Defence's main...

SANDF military police bought 174 vehicles last year

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The Military Police Division of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) bought 174 vehicles, including 36 motorcycles, in the 2012/2013 financial...

Body of possible SANDF soldier found in Namibia

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The Department of Defence has announced that a dead body has been found on the Namibian coast, and that South African and...

SA Army modernisation stagnant

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The state of the South African Army's vehicles and other so-called prime mission equipment (PME) is declining to unacceptable levels while modernisation...

Defence department gets more money from mid-term budget

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The Department of Defence and Military Veterans has received an additional R400 million from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who allocated the extra...

Speech: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula – Defence Force Service Commission

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ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF DEFENCE AND MILITARY VETERANS AT THE FIRST MEETING OF THE PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE DEFENCE FORCE SERVICE...

Three SADC special forces members drown during Namibian exercise

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Two South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel were among three special forces operators who drowned during a multinational military exercise off...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...
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