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Defence news

SANDF Cricket Championship Durban Hosts 46th SANDF Cricket Championship Participation in sports is one way of instilling discipline and enhancing soldier’s performance in the battlefield. It allows soldiers to improve general fitness that ...
The South African Air Force helicopter crash landed in the Western Cape A SAAF Oryx Helicopter crash landed on the Worcester side of the Hugenot Tunnel in Cape Town. The accident happened at about 13:50 (time of report at the Ops...
Defence Works Formation restoring DoD facilities As a catalyst of transformation and restoring tool towards the facilities of Department of Defence, Defence Works Formation under the General Officer Commanding...

Defence  statements & media release

11/12/2017: funeral details for Douglas Vakele Mapisa
On behalf of the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the Department of Military Veterans, we would like to convey our deepest...

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03/12/2017: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula travels to Serbia
Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will embark on a three-day trip to Belgrade, Serbia, where she will meet with her counterpart Mr. Aleksandar Vulin...

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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
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

SA Army Capability Demonstration 2017, General de Wet Training Area in De Brug, Bloemfontein, Free State
The SA Army demonstrated its capabilities that open a wide array of employment possibilities on the domestic as well as continental front in pursuance of stability, peace and security, working together with our African and other partners from across the world....

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SA Air Force

President  Zuma Hosts Africa Day Celebrations
The South African National Defence Force Commander-in-Chief, President Jacob Zuma hosted the 2017 Africa Day Celebrations at the Sefako Makhatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria on 25 May 2017.

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Defence Ministry
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Defence Reports & Publications
Official 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 2017.
Department of Defence Annual report 2016/17
SANDF Journal of Educational Technology

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