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Port Elizabeth.
21 February 2016.

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  • Joint Air Force Prestige Day and Basic Military Training Parade
  • Chief SANDF recognised outstanding and exceptional service
  • Lt Gen Mgwebi is the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission
  • GOC Training Command hands over the reins
     

Defence news

GOC Training Command hands over the reins A change of command parade between the outgoing General Officer Commanding Training Command, Maj Gen Andries “Dries” de Wit, and his successor, Maj Gen Gordon Yekelo was recently held at Air Force Base ...
Joint Air Force Prestige Day and Basic Military Training Parade. On Friday, 29 January 2016, the South African Air Force (SAAF) held its Joint Air Force Prestige Day and Basic Military Training (BMT) Pass-Out Parade, at Air Force...
New leadership at Joint Operations Division. Lt Gen Mgwebi has been appointed as the Force Commander of the 20 000 strong United Nations Mission in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
SANDF invites the community of Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas to celebrate Armed Forces Day on 21 February 2016.. [close]

Defence  statements & media release

02/02/2016: Armed Forces Day 2016, 21 February 2016 – Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province
President Jacob Zuma will officiate in this 5th segment ...
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22/01/2016: South African National Deffence Force Education Trust: Award Of Bursaries For The 2016 Academic Year
These awards were made to thirty three Primary School, twenty...

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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 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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