• Newly established African Unity Pavilion.
  • The newly established African Union Pavilion
  • Unveiling AFRICA TRUCK - a new generation military truck developed by Denel.
  • A game changing new solution for military transport AFRICA TRUCK developed by Denel
     

Defence news

Hon Ms Mapisa-Nqakula, Gen Shoke and Dr Gulube visits the 2016 AAD exhibitor stalls For the first time in our democratic South Africa, city of Gold in partnership with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) hosts a military tattoo at the Apartheid museum in Gold-Reef city, Johannesburg from 07...
2016 AAD Unleashing Africa’s Defence and Aerospace Potential The Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition is held biennially, has become the most admired premier event showcasing technological innovations in landward...
The Chief of the SANDF strengthening relations The Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition provides possibilities of building strategic partnerships,, mutual and beneficial relations and explore opportunities for joint...

Defence  statements & media release

30/08/2016: The South African National Defence Force’s Logistics Division hosts Women’s Day Parade
The South African National Defence Force’s Logistics Division will, for the first time since its establishment, host a women’s day parade at ...

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06/09/2016: SAAF Air Capability demonstration at Roodewal Weapons Range on 13 September 2016
The South African Air Force (SAAF) will be hosting its annual Air Capability Demonstration (ACD) at Roodewal Weapons Range in Makhado, Limpopo Province on 13 September 2016 at 16:30...

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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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Executive Authority's Overarching Annual Stategic Statement for 2014.
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South African National Defence Force Annual Performance Plan for 2014.
Department of Defence Annual report 2013/14

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