• The 2016 Defence Budget Speech in Parliament
  • Defence Minister appeals for more Defence funding during her Budget Vote
  • The 7th Military Information and Communications Symposium
  • The SA Army fire power projection
     

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The SA Army fire power projection The capability demonstration was meant to keep the SA Army combat ready, deployable and projected the multi-role of landward and airborne capabilities of the different components complemented by the...
Defence Minister appeals for more Defence funding during her Budget Vote The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, recently tabled the Department of Defence Budget Speech in Parliament against the backdrop of...
The 7th Military Information and Communications Symposium. The concepts, methods and applications involved in Information Communications Technology (ICT) has opened up a wide range of new communication methods...

Defence  statements & media release

10/05/2016: Minister of Defence and Military Veterans to lead Pre-budget Vote Debate Media Briefing.
The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Hon. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula - MP, will tomorrow lead a pre-budget vote debate media briefing, to unpack the...

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13/05/2016: Annual Joint Memorial Service of the South African Air Force (SAAF) and the South African Air Force Association (SAAFA)
The aim of the memorial service is to honour service men and women who laid down their lives whilst serving the..

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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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Defence Ministry
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Defence Reports & Publications
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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MICSSA 2014: Military Information Communication Technology (ICT) within a rapidly evolving cyber world

Since classical times, two domains of operation dominated military and civilian operations: land and sea. As technology in propulsion improved with the introduction of craft (rockets, space shuttles, etc.) that are capable of space flight, as well as the consequent deployment of satellites in space, a fourth domain was added, namely the space domain.  Read more