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Denel ranks among top 100 defence manufacturers

PRETORIA: Defence and technology company, Denel, is now ranked among the top 100 global defence manufacturers...

12 Aug 2015

Pilot license issued for remote piloted aircrafts

PRETORIA: The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has issued the first pilot's licence for remotely piloted aircraft systems...

20 Jul 2015

Globalstar to deliver satellite coverage to Southern Africa

Now that its gateway in Gabarone has gone live, Globalstar can deliver affordable simplex coverage across Southern Africa...

26 Jun 2015

Army deployed to Alex, KZN

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has deployed the army to Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, after a Zimbabwean couple was attacked and shot last night...

22 Apr 2015

Arms exports slow as demand falls and research lags

Global demand for SA's arms is taking a knock, and the dwindling spending on research and development is rubbing salt into the wound...

6 Mar 2015

Ali Baba and the forty spies

South Africa's worst intelligence breach has exposed cover-ups of the theft of military blueprints, attempted secret nuclear deals and the operation of extremist groups in the country...

By Shaun Smillie and Graeme Hosken 25 Feb 2015

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015

Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo says it was not an executive or political decision to use a cellular network jamming device that disrupted the start of SONA last week...

By Wyndham Hartley and Paul Vecchiatto 20 Feb 2015

SANDF marks Armed Forces Day

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Saturday celebrated its annual Armed Forces Day in Potchefstroom in the North West...

18 Feb 2015

SANDF to investigate reports of recruit abuse

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has warned that any form of abuse around military bases will not be tolerated...

6 Feb 2015

Military aircraft departs SA to bring back more bodies from Nigeria

A C130 military aircraft has departed South Africa with a team of military health personnel and forensic pathologists to Nigeria to repatriate more bodies that have remained in that country...

5 Feb 2015

SA condemns gruesome murder of Jordanian pilot

The South African government has condemned in the strongest possible terms the barbaric and gruesome murder of Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh by the extremist terror group, ISIS...

5 Feb 2015

A key(point) ruling

NEWSWATCH: The Minister of Police has been ordered to hand over the list of national key points to R2K and other parties, reports Mail & Guardian...

4 Dec 2014

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

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