Thanks to Denel’s financial implosion, the force may no longer be with us

Ammunition shortages and inadequate maintenance leave SA’s defence capabilities severely compromised

12 May 2021 - 19:59 By graeme hosken

The SA National Defence Force faces the threat of running short of ammunition because of Denel’s crippling financial situation.

A damning letter written by the SA Air Force’s chief director of force development and support, Maj-Gen Setete Malakoane, lays bare just how dire a situation the SANDF faces in terms of maintaining its combat equipment and equipping troops...

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