• The participation of the Department of Defence in the Rand Show
  • The participation of the Department of Defence in the Rand Show
  • The participation of the Department of Defence in the Rand Show
  • The participation of the Department of Defence in the Rand Show
     

Defence news

Works Training School hosts Defence Works Formation Command Cadre Conference The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has saw a need of directly advocating its facilities for efficient and cost-effective management system hence...
SANDC first Short Learning Programme. The South African National Defence College (SANDC) is currently presenting its first Short Learning Programme (SLP) in Scenario Planning from 04-08 April 2016. This is the first SLP for the Department of Defence (DOD)...
The SANDF invades the main arena at the Rand Show The SANDF presented its highly anticipated arena programme of an awe-inspiring capability demonstrations and simulations that last over 45 minutes...

Defence  statements & media release

22/04/2016: Minister of Defence and Military Veterans attends International Security Conference in Moscow, Russia.
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will attend the Moscow Conference for ...

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25/04/2016: Update on the two South African National Defence Force members declared missing at sea in Port St Johns
The two members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) who went missing at sea in...

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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
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
Defence Reports & Publications
SA Soldier Magazine Volume 22 no 08 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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