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South African Air Force Cheetahs (outside) and Royal Swedish Air Force Saab JAS 39 Gripens (inner pair). Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Zeppelin, Modern Fighter Jets, Saab Jas 39 Gripen, South African Air Force, Delta Wing, Air Fighter, Jet Plane

Cheetahs and Mirage 50s for Ecuador

Ecuador's FAE currently operates a variety of fighter aircraft. 14 Israeli Kfirs, (12 + 2 two-seat trainers) upgraded to the C10/CE standard, 12 upgraded French Mirage F1 fighters originally delivered in 1978-80, and about 20 A-37 Dragonflys form their

Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990 Army Day, Afrika Korps, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, African History, War Machine, Vietnam War, Military History, Armed Forces

Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990

Bushmen or San people were excellent trackers and were used by the South African military as trackers during the Angola Border War. Men Are Men, Defence Force, African History, Special Forces, Cold War, Military History, Armed Forces, Army, San

Bushmen or San people were excellent trackers and were used by the South African military as trackers during the Angola Border War.

 Army Sniper charged with murder on the battlefield in new book, SAVING SANDOVAL! Union Of South Africa, South African Air Force, Tactical Survival, Tactical Gear, Forced Perspective, Defence Force, African Countries, African History, Special Forces

Challenge Accepted

South Africa's armed forces invaded Angola in 1975, setting off a war that had consequences for the whole region that are still felt today. A Far-Away War contributes to a wider understanding of this war in Angola and Namibia. The book does not only look at the war from an "old" South African (Defence Force) perspective, but also gives a voice to participants “on the other side” – emphasising the role of the Cubans and Russians.

Going back after completing national service. Exciting but what awaits you, another war to establish yourself among people who doesn't understand you, who has no discipline, suddenly the order is gone and you have to survive on your own. Military Life, Military Art, Army Day, Vietnam War Photos, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, My Land, African History, Troops

Going back after completing national service. Exciting but what awaits you, another war to establish yourself among people who doesn't understand you, who has no discipline, suddenly the order is gone and you have to survive on your own.

The only promise I ever believed was " We will come and get you". Wounded SA soldiers during the border war. Military Life, Military History, Army Pics, South African Air Force, Army Day, Troops, Soldiers, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force

The only promise I ever believed was " We will come and get you". Wounded SA soldiers during the border war.