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  • The Gunners Memorial Site in Potchefstroom. Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, MS Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
  • Minister Mapisa-Nqakula briefs media on 2018 Budget Vote



Defence news

100 Days Countdown to the AAD 2018 Monday, 11 June 2018, a media launch was held at Air Force Base Waterkloof Officers Mess as part of the countdown activities to mark the lead up to the 10th edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition, which will take ...
Defence Budget Vote Minister Mapisa-Nqakula tables the Defence Budget Vote The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, MS Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, recently delivered the much anticipated Department of Defence Budget Vote 2018/19 speech in...
SANDF restore health services in Mahikeng The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) deployed 106 military health practitioners in an effort to restore health services in Mahikeng Provincial Hospital, as health services were close to collapsing amid ongoing ...

Defence  statements & media release

10/04/2019: South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is concerned by the use of its name by Political Parties during their Election Campaign
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has noted with concern the use of its name by certain political parties during their election campaign.It is unfortunate that at a time of charged...

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09/04/2019: Military Doctor's Overtime Allowances
Following a series of media enquiries and reports pertaining to the military doctor's overtime, the South African National Defence Force(SANDF) state as follows. The SANDF takes the renumeration of medical practitioners as a priority. The payment of doctors...

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Service news updates

SA Navy

Rifled Muzzled-Loading Gun Firing - International Museum Day
There will be a 9 Inch Rifled Muzzled-Loading Gun Firing to celebrate International Museum Day on Friday, 18 May 2018, 12:00 at the Middle North Battery....

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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

Armed Forces Day - opening of Fan Park, in Kimberly
The purpose of Fan Park is to bring the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in close proximity to the community by...

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Defence Ministry
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
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 2018.
Department of Defence Annual report 2016/17
SANDF Journal of Educational Technology

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