• This event is the largest celebration on the SANDF calendar
  • Armed Forces Day will be broadcasted on SABC 2 & SABC News
  • Armed Forces Day 2017 parade at Moses Mabhida stadium.

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Defence news

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Defence  statements & media release

13/02/2017: The South African National Defence Force to host Armed Forces Day 2017 parade in eThekwini on Tuesday, 21 February 2017
President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of the SANDF, will officiate in this 6th segment of Armed Forces Day 2017 celebrations...

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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 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 2015/16

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