• Fallen youth of 1976 Soweto Uprisings commemorated
  • Fallen youth of 1976 Soweto Uprisings commemorated
  • Gauteng provincial youth career expo
  • Gauteng provincial youth career expo
     

Defence news

Fallen youth of 1976 Soweto Uprisings commemorated June 16 is also used to pay tribute and highlight the role played by young people in the country in the fight for freedom and democracy. This year South Africa marks 40th anniversary of 1976 Soweto uprising....
Gauteng provincial youth career expo As part of celebrating youth month Gauteng provincial government unveiled the programme to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto uprising by hosting the second ...
Live simulation support to 4 South African Infantry Battalion The Live Simulation Team consisting of Nico Nel and Talent Mkhondo under the leadership of Colonel Wouter Meiring from the Joint Operations Division deployed the GAMER...

Defence  statements & media release

30/05/2016: Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Hon Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula – MP, To Present OR Tambo Lecture and Careers Exhibition to Walter Sisulu University Students at the Potsdam Learning Site, Buffalo City Campus – East...

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Deployment Operations updates

UNITED NATIONS DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL (DSRSG) RULE VISIT OF LAW TO NORTH KIVU BRIGADE: MPATI AREA
The DSRSG paid a special visit to investigate incidents and to find a solution for the conflict in the area. The RSA Operational Battalion Commander Lt Col M. Dyakopu and his team arrived at Mpati early to await the high level delegation.

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ELECTION OBSERVERS IN THE DRC VISITED THE RSA OPERATIONAL BATTALION AT MUNIGI BASE  Nov/20/2011
Colonel R.A. Makgae heartily welcomed the high profiled guest and gave an overview of the current situation in North Kivu.

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Service news updates

SA Navy

IMT testing the AUV for the MCM Experiment 09/10/2015
The Mine Counter Measures (MCM) division is conducting an experiment in reviving the MCM capabilities and building expertise in the Mine Warfare Squadron from 05 October to 09 October 2015....

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SA Army

SA Army Occupational Health and Safety Symposium 2014, SA Army Gymnasium, Heidelberg, 25 to 29 August 2014
The annual SA Army Occupational Health and Safety Symposium 2014 will take place over the period 25 to 29 August 2014 at the SA Army Gymnasium, Heidelberg, with the intent to inform Occupational Health and Safety practitioners o the subject matter, as well to inform members of those environments that have direct or indirect influence on Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace.

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SA Air Force

SAAF: 2nd in SANDF Choral Competitions 05/10/2015
The annual Air Capability Demonstration to showcase air power doctrine into practice took place on 10 September 2015 at the Roodewal Weapons Range in Limpopo province.

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SA Soldier Magazine Volume 23 no 04 EditionOfficial SANDF monthly magazine, you can download your own copy.
Defence Secretariat Strategic Plan for the fiscal years 2011/12-2015/16.
Executive Authority's Overarching Annual Stategic Statement for 2014.
Defence Secretariat Annual Performance Plan for 2014.
South African National Defence Force Annual Performance Plan for 2014.
Department of Defence Annual report 2013/14

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