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SA Army demonstrates combat readiness

South Africa

<p>The South African Army has held a major capability exercise outside Bloemfontein.</p> <p>The exercise, an occasional drill, was to showcase its combat readiness.</p> <p>The event began with a detonation of 800 kg of explosives by Army engineers in demonstration of their ability to create an obstacle. </p> <p>It also saw live firing and a major firepower demonstration. It was attended by hundreds of invited guests.</p> <p>The South African Air Force also contributed several helicopters, which were used for landing and takeoff during demonstrations.</p> <p><strong><em><span class="caps">AFP</span>,AGENCY</em></strong></p>
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