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SA Army demonstrates combat readiness

SA Army demonstrates combat readiness

South Africa

The South African Army has held a major capability exercise outside Bloemfontein.

The exercise, an occasional drill, was to showcase its combat readiness.

The event began with a detonation of 800 kg of explosives by Army engineers in demonstration of their ability to create an obstacle.

It also saw live firing and a major firepower demonstration. It was attended by hundreds of invited guests.

The South African Air Force also contributed several helicopters, which were used for landing and takeoff during demonstrations.