July 2001
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL

South Africa - Military Aspects 

South Africa - Military Aspects 


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Burgess, Stephen and Purkeitt, Helen. The Rollback of South Africa's Biological Warfare Program. Colorado Springs, CO, USAF Institute for National Security Studies. U.S. Air Force Academy, 2001. 119 p. (INSS Occasional Paper, no. 37)
The same title with the addition of a chronolgy has been issued by the USAF Counterproliferation Center. Call number 358.30968 B955ra.
Book call no.: 358.30968 B955r

Feinstein, Anthony. In Conflict. Windhoek, Namibia, New Namibia Books, 1998. 156 p.
The diary of Anthony Feinstein who served as a medical officer in the South African Defence Force in northern Namibia in 1983.
Book call no.: 968.8103 F299i

Frankel, Philip. Soldiers in a Storm: The Armed Forces in South Africa's Democratic Transition. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2000. 247 p.
Book call no.: 322.5096809049 F829s

Horton, Roy E. III. Out of (South) Africa: Pretoria's Nuclear Weapons Experience. Colorado Springs, CO, USAF Institute for National Security Studies, USAF Academy, 1999. 52 p. (INSS Occasional Paper, no. 27)
Book call no.: 355.8251190968 H8230

Jane's Sentinel: Security Assessment: Southern Africa 2001. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2000. 567 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 968 J33 2001 Jan-Jun

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
South Africa, pp 282-283.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

United States. Dept. of State. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 1998. Washington, GPO, 2000. 208 p.
Book call no.: R 355 A734w 1998


Boeder, Robert B. Dancing with Death: PSYOP Aspects of the AIDS Epidemic in South Africa. Fort Bragg, NC, Strategic Studies Detachment/EUCOM 4th Psychological Operation Group (Airborne), April 2000. 13 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43151-247

Nkomo, Pax D. T. The Military and Nation Building: A Comparative Study of Nigerian and South African Military As Instruments of National Integration. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 1999. 110 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 N738m


Airborne Africa Joint Exercises: Well Organised, According to Contestants. African Armed Forces, pp 8, April 2001. 
South African teams perform well at the South African Army's Airborne Africa 2001.

Bennett, C. H. The End of an Era. African Armed Forces, pp 20-21,March 2001. Retiring the "ton-class" minesweeper ships.

Bennett, C. H. Patrol Corvettes and Helicopters for the SA Navy. African Armed Forces, pp 14-18, September 2000.

Biass, Eric H. AAD 2000, the African Mix. Armada International 24:74-77 December-January 2000-2001.
African Aerospace and Defense 2000 show September 2000.

Brooke, Micool. AA & D 2000: A Showcase for South African Defence Industrial Capabilities. Asian Defence Journal No.10:54-56 October 2000.

Brooke, Micool. Armscor Looks for Partners at African Aerospace & Defence 2000. Asian Defence Journal No.9:12 September 2000.
Interviews the chairman of Armscor, Ron Haywood.

Chief of the SA Army...Continues His Visit to African Countries. SALUT 7:29-30 December 2000.

Claydon-Fink A.S. Corvette and Submarine Acquisition Projects. SALUT 7:18 December 2000.

Combat-Type Competition: South African "Para's" Host Unique International Event. African Armed Forces, p 10, February 2001.
 "Twenty-four-5-man teams from 24 defence forces have been invited to participate in the Airborne Africa Operational Readiness Competition, which will be held in South Africa from March 22 to April 3, 2001."

Considering the Environment. SALUT 7:26-47 October 2000.
Several articles about the military and the environment.

Dealing with HIV/AIDS in the Department of Defense. SALUT 7:20-21 September 2000.

Denel Aviation: Positive Future Developments. African Armed Forces, p 34, August 2000.

Denel's G7 105mm Light Gun: Ammunition Development. African Armed Forces, pp 32-33, August 2000.

Destruction of Small Arms: South Africa Is Once Again in the Forefront. SALUT 7:5-6 August 2000.

Dube, J. T. The Wisdom of Creating and Consolidating Defence Industries Within SADC. African Armed Forces, pp 33+, September 2000.

Engelbrecht, Leon. Passing Through Turbulence: South African Army's New Junior Leaders Confront Difficult Challenges. Armed Forces Journal International 138:32+ August 2000.

Engelbrecht, Leon. Reserves for Africa: Cost-Effective Force Multiplier. African Armed Forces, pp 25-26, February 2001. 
The Overberg Test Range (OTB) is near an ecologically sensitive area.

Engelbrecht, Leon. Restructuring Armscor: An Opportunity to Consolidate to the Role of the CSIR? African Armed Forces, pp 32-33, April 2001.

Engelbrecht, Leon. True Velocity. African Armed Forces, pp 21-22, August 2000. Discusses an arms manufacturer in South Africa.

Engelbrecht, Leon. What Future the South African Defence-Related Industry? African Armed Forces, pp 21-25, November 2000.

Engelbrecht, Leon. Wings Structure for the South African Air Force? African Armed Forces, p 9, June 2001.

Esterhuyse, Abel. Strategy, Operational Art and Tactics: Who Is Responsible for What in the SANDF? African Armed Forces, pp 26-28+, July 2000.

Eurocopter, in Service for Law and Order: Defence Maintenance Contract for BK 17's. African Armed Forces, pp 11-12, February 2001.

Fulghum, David A. and Wall, Robert. South African UAV Targets Low-End Niche. Aviation Week & Space Technology 155:85-86 July 16, 2001.

Fursdon, Edward. The Royal Navy Gains Its Latest Minehunter. SALUT 7:55 October 2000.

The G-Wagon Is on Test in South Africa. African Armed Forces, p27, August 2000. The South Africa Army is testing 2 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagons for a period of one year.

Gaudin, Gerard. Belgian F-16s in South Africa. Air Forces Monthly No.154:28-29 January 2001.

German/South African Naval Exercises. Naval Forces 21,no.4:66-69 2000.

Gould, Chandre and Fold, Peter I. The South African Chemical and Biological Warfare Program.  Nonproliferation Review 7:10-23 Fall-Winter 2000.

Gqiba, F. F. S. The Role of the Chaplain in the Changing Twenty-first Century Defence Force. African Armed Forces, pp 22-23+, June 2001.

Hanekom, Hermann. Military Contribution to Peace in Africa. SALUT 7:11-15 October 2000.

Harris, Geoff. The Incompatibility of Peacemaking and Military Power. South African Journal of International Affairs 8:67-74 Summer 2001.

Health Status as a Strategic Issue: The Concept of the Soldier Who Is Fit in All Respects, Must Continuously Be Promoted. SALUT 7:12-15 November 2000.

Heydra, Liz. Disastrous Oil Spill Hits Cape: The SA Navy Got involved Immediately to Assist with the Mopping up Operations. SALUT 7:45 August 2000.

Heitman, Helmoed-Romer. Denel to Unveil 105mm Gun. Jane's Defence Weekly 34:16 August 30, 2000.

Heitman, Helmoed-Romer. Interview: Lt Gen Deon Ferreira, Chief of Joint Operations, South African National Defence Force. Jane's Defence Weekly 35:32 January 3, 2001.

Heitman, Helmoed-Romer. SANDF in Crisis Seeks a 'Lifeline'. Jane's Defence Weekly 34:25 October 18, 2000.
"The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) faces a financial crisis that may further erode its remaining operational capability over the next few years."

Heitman, Helmoed-Romer. South Africa's Acquisition Role under Scrutiny. Jane's Defence Weekly 34:17 October 4, 2000.

Higgs, James A. . Creating the South African National Defence Force. Joint Force Quarterly No:45-50 Summer 2000.

Hlubi, Dennis. Group 24-New Pilot Course for Area Protection. SALUT 7:44 December 2000.

Hlubi, Dennis. Interview with the Minister of Defence. SALUT 7:12-13  September  2000.

Hlubi, Dennis. Interview with the Outgoing Chief of the SA Navy. SALUT 7:16-17 December 2000.

Hlubi, Dennis. The New Surgeon General: A Man Who Is Committed to Change Tackles HIV/AIDS and the Controversial Project Coast. SALUT 7:19-21 December 2000.

Howell, A. N. New Challenges for the South African Navy. Jane's Navy International 106:32 March 2001.

Interim Report: Ministerial Committee of Inquiry Is Discipline at the Root of the Problem? African Armed Forces, p 19, November 2000.

Job, John L. The Reserve Force System. SALUT 7:6 October 2000.

Jooste, J. The Quest for Professionalism: Let Us Walk the Talk And Not Talk. SALUT 7:22-24 August 2000.
Part 2: September 2000 pages 28-29.

Kentron Hits Export Market: Recent Upgrades of Products. African Armed Forces,  pp 12-13, August 2000.

Klopper, Esme. African Aerospace and Defence 2000...Hailed as a Massive Success. SALUT 7:16-18 November 2000.

Klopper, Esme. The SA Army Combat Training Centre. SALUT 7:48-50 October 2000.

Klopper, Esme. Women Making Peace in Africa. SALUT 7:14-16 September 2000.
Conference discusses the role of women in DoD.

Letadi, Percy. 514 Protection Squadron-They Safeguard with Excellence. SALUT 7:48-49 September 2000.
Air Force protection team.

Marcus, Schivute. Condom Availability and Use in the Military Population. SALUT 7:22-23 September 2000.

Mills, Greg and Pienaar, Sara. SA Defence and Aviation Co-Operation with Putin's Russia? Now Could Be the Time to Take It Forward. SALUT 7:54-57 September 2000.

Ministerial Inquiry Submits Its Interim Report. SALUT 7:5-6 November 2000.
Lists problems and achievements found in the SA Defence review.

More Protection Plan for South Africa's Fishing Rights: For Vessels to Be Taken into Service. African Armed Forces, p 15, May 2001.
South Africa prepares to protect itself from poachers in its waters.

A NATO Force: The Belgian Air Force: F-16 Flight to Visit RSA. African Armed Forces, pp 15-17, July 2000. 
Belgian Air Force will participate in the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2000 exhibition in September 2000.

"The Need for the SANDF Is Strongly Supported in Parliament..." Military Technology 24,no.8:67-68+ 2000.
"Interview with His Excellency Mosiuoa Gerard Patrick Lekota, Minister of Defence of South Africa."

Neethling, Theo. Security Challenges and the Importance of Coalition Operations: Some Thoughts on Strategic and Military Planning. African Armed Forces, pp 24-28, April 2001. 
Discusses coalition warfare and its implications for South Africa.

No Shortage of Recruits: Volunteers for Territorial Forces. African Armed Forces, p 23, July 2000.

O'Brien, Kevin A. Special Forces for Counter-Revolutionary Warfare: The South African Case. Small Wars & Insurgencies 12:79-109 Summer 2001.

OTB Test Range Receives ISO 14001 Certification Developing the "Game." African Armed Forces, pp 25-26, February 2001. 
The Overberg Test Range (OTB) is near an ecologically sensitive area.

OTS Keeping up with Demand. African Armed Forces, pp 15+, August 2000. Upgrading instrumentation at the Denel's missile test range in the Western Cape.

Owen, Ken. The waBenzi Rule-OK? Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:25-26 May 2001.
"Allegations about links between the award of huge weapons contracts and the sudden acquisition of expensive new cars by political figures."

Penney, Stewart. Celebrating Change. Flight International 158:48-49 August 29, 2000.
"As the SAAF celebrates its 80th anniversary with new procurements, it faces a major recruitment challenge."

People's Liberation Army Visit. SALUT 7:7 November 2000.

People's Republic of China Navy Visits. SALUT 7:19 September 2000.

The Present and the Future: Armscor of South Africa. African Armed Forces, pp 17-18, February 2001. 
Interviews Sipho Thomo, CEO of Armscor.

Regional Joint Task Force North: Shows Excellent Results Through Jointness. SALUT 7:24-25 October 2000.

Reserve Forces: Parliament Reported to Be Investigating Status: Public Hearings Planned. African Armed Forces, p 10, November 2000.

The SA Army: Developing Leaders Who Make a Difference. SALUT 7:20-21 October 2001.

SA Firm Secures Tracking System Deal. African Armed Forces, pp 39-40, August 2000.  "Stellenbosch based Reutech Radar Systems has been awarded a contract for the supply of highly advanced radar and optronic tracking systems for the four German-manufactured naval patrol corvettes."

The SA National Defence Force. SALUT 7:24-25 December 2000.

The SAAF Heads for the Future. Military Technology 24,no.10:82-84+ 2000.
"Interview with Lt.Gen. R.J. Beukes, Chief of the South African Air Force."

Schreuder, S. S. The Role of the SANDF in Emergency Reconstruction. SALUT 7:16-18 October 2000.

Self-Protection Electronic Warfare (EW) Requirements for Airborne Platforms During Peacekeeping/Enforcement Operations in Sub-Saharan Africa. African Armed Forces, pp 36-37, August 2000.

Sherman, Jason. Arm's Length: The Pentagon Hopes to Foster Good Changes in Difficult Places by Teaming up with Two Nations It Once Ignored. Armed Forces Journal International 138:30+ September 2000.

Smith, Charles. Interview with South Africa's Chief of Reserve. SALUT 7:30-31 August  2000

Smith, Charles. It Can Only Be Described as One Help of Inexperience. SALUT 7:26-27 August  2000
 South African helicopters sent to Mozambique.

South Africa. Military Technology 25:284-287 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

South Africa: Arms for Oblivion. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 February 9, 2001.
"Who should investigate the multi-billion arms deal with Western companies?"

South Africa's New Helicopter: The Augsta 109M. African Armed Forces, pp 19-20, August 2000.

The South African Joint Air Defence Symposium 2001. African Armed Forces, p 13, June 2001.

The Stage Set for Deployment in the DRC. SALUT 7:12 August 2000.
"The SANDF is prepared and ready to deploy a contention of specialists to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Stemmet, Advocate A. The South African Regulation of Foreign Military Assistance Act. RUSI Journal 145:37-42 October 2000.

Turbomeca Secures South African Contract. African Armed Forces, p 42, August 2000. 
Turbomeca will supply 60 engines for the South Africa Air Force's Augusta A109M helicopter.

Under Fire for Target Practice. Navy Times 50:6 January 22, 2001.
Military unit under investigation for using a photograph of President Mbeki for target practice.

Van Nieuwkerk, Anthoni. The Reality of Stability in Africa: The Case of Angola and Namibia. SALUT 7:24-27 September 2000.

Van Rooy, Anel. A Driving Force behind Safety in the Southern Cape and Boland. African Armed Forces, pp 36, June 2001.

A Wake-up Call for the SANDF: Parliamentary Committee "Unhappy" Discipline under Review. African Armed Forces, p 7, August 2000.

Wiedermann, Jon. The South African Navy-Prepared for Future Tasks? Naval Forces 21,no.4:56-58+ 2000.

Williams, Rocky. From Peacekeeping to Peacebuilding? South African Policy and Practice in Peace Missions. International Peacekeeping 7:84-104 Autumn 2000.

Wrong Number, Again. Africa Confidential 42:2 February 23, 2001.
South Africa's hopes of selling G6 artillery pieces to Saudi Arabia appear to be dashed by the Saudi continued reliance on U.S. military support.

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