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Over 2 000 weapons stolen from SA Police armouries

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More than 500 firearms a year have been stolen from SA Police Service armouries over the last four years. This means two thousand...

Somalia’s Puntland region captures weapons-laden boat from Yemen

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Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland seized a boat loaded with weapons from Yemen in Saturday's early hours, the regional maritime police chief...

Police arrest suspect in connection with 9 SAI weapons theft

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It took just short of a week for the combined skills of the SA Police Service and the Directorate for Priority Crime...

SA police find weapons stash in basement

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South African police discovered weapons and explosives including a suicide bomb vest stashed in the basement of a Johannesburg building on Monday....

SA hoping to sell weapons to Iran

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South Africa is hoping to sell some R1.5 billion worth of weapons to Iran, including Umkhonto surface-to-air missiles. This is according to an...

One accused of theft of arms and ammunition from Naval Base...

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The theft of arms and ammunition from Naval Base Simon's Town last July has had a court sequel with one of three...

Arabian Sea raids on arms smugglers show Iran-Yemen link

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When Western navies raided three dhows in the Arabian Sea this year, some of the weapons they found matched arms taken from...

US expects IS to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight

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The United States expects Islamic State to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city...

Cybicom puts Weapon Control Unit into SA Navy submarine simulator

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South African defence systems integrator Cybicom is upgrading the South African Navy's submarine simulator with a weapons control capability. Due to financial...

UN-approved weapons imports resold in Somalia according to diplomats

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Many guns imported by the Somali government with UN approval are being resold by arms dealers on the black market in the...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...