South Africa Air Force Nations // Africa

OVERVIEW The South African Air Force (SAAF) is responsible for all military air operations, including maritime reconnaissance and close air support for the army. The Air Force reserve is a part-time component of the air force. While there were plans for this component to take on a larger share of the service's functions, portions of the air reserve were grounded in 2015 by SAAF chief Lt. Gen. Zakes Msimang. The SAAF is organized as follows:  2 airspace control sectors  4...


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