• Minister visits the SANDF elements deployed under Operation Corona in Mpumalanga Province
  • Minister visits the SANDF elements deployed under Operation Corona in Mpumalanga Province
  • Minister visits the SANDF elements deployed under Operation Corona in Mpumalanga Province
  • capabilities and creates awareness of the dedication of members in uniform.
     

Defence news

SA National Defence College leads the revolution to a better and efficient educating system The SANDC is the premier institution of the SA National Defence Force, catering for the needs of senior leadership ...
SANDF Elements Deployed under Operation Corona in the Mpumalanga Province The purpose being to combat cross-border criminal activities with the support and cooperation of neighbouring Governments as well as to intensify and build...
23rd Freedom Day Celebration 27 April marked a historical day in the life of our nation. Many South Africans, both black and white remember fondly standing for hours in long queues to cast a ballot in our country’s ...

Defence  statements & media release

17/05/2017: SAAF hosts a memorial service for its Fallen Heroes at Bays Hill Memorial at Valhalla, Tshwane
The South African Air Force (SAAF) will host its 54th memorial service for its fallen heroes at Bays Hill...

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17/05/2017: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula delivers keynote address at National Defence Industry Council Workshop.
On Friday, May 19, 2017, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms. Nosiviwe ....

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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

SAS AMATOLA Returns from an Epic European Adventure 22/04/2017
The South African Navy frigate, SAS AMATOLA, returned to Simon’s Town Naval Base harbour on Saturday from a 96-day operational, commemoration and diplomatic visit to various European and African countries....

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SA Army

South African National Defence Force Armed Forces Day on 21 February 2017, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The South African National Defence Force will present the Armed Forces Day on 21 February 2017 with several activities leading up to it over the period 15 to 21 February 2017 in Durban Kwa-Zulu Natal. The Mass Military Band ...

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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
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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 2017.
Department of Defence Annual report 2015/16

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