Browsing Faculty of Military Sciences by Title

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    • Recce : small team missions behind enemy lines 

      Jordaan, Evert (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      Recce: Small team missions behind enemy lines is an autobiography by Colonel (retired) Koos Stadler. The book mainly covers his career as a Special Forces officer and reconnaissance soldier during South Africa’s so-called ...

    • The role and application of the Union Defence Force in the suppression of internal unrest, 1912-1945 

      Fokkens, Andries Marius (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of military force to suppress internal unrest has been an integral part of South African history. The European colonisation of South Africa from 1652 was facilitated by the use of force. Boer ...

    • Russia's Heroes 1941-45/Albert Axell 

      Liebenberg, Ian (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
      It is seldom that one comes across a work where history-writing and qualitative research meet succinctly. Add to this an author who communicates crisply and relates real-life narratives that capture and hold the reader’s ...

    • Second law analysis for MHD permeable channel flow with variable electrical conductivity and asymmetric Navier slips 

      Eegunjobi, Adetayo S.; Makinde, Oluwole D. (De Gruyter, 2014-11)
      The inherent irreversibility in a steady hydromagnetic permeable channel flow of a conducting fluid with variable electrical conductivity and asymmetric Navier slip at the channel walls in the presence of induced electric ...

    • Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk : two South African military disasters revisited 1941-1942 

      Katz, David Brock (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk are the largest disasters suffered by South Africa in its military history. Yet, despite their enormity, Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk are little understood and hardly remembered. South ...

    • South African defence in the age of total war, 1900–1940 

      Van der Waag, Ian (Historical Association of South Africa, 2015-05)
      Based largely on a study of official archives and private papers held in South Africa and the United Kingdom, this article sketches the political-strategic landscape on which the armed forces of South Africa operated between ...

    • South African defence policy and capability : the case of the South African National Defence Force 

      Louw, Gerhard Martin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Armed forces the world over have three primary functions — force development, force deployment and force employment. Defence policy plays a guiding role in all of these, but is especially important in ...

    • South African defence since 1994 : a study of policy-making 

      Jordaan, Evert (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: As South Africa entered the transitional period towards establishing a multi-party democracy, its defence policy changed fundamentally. The African National Congress (ANC) as the upcoming governing party ...

    • The South African military in transition : part 1 - from strategy formulation to strategy formation 

      Louw, Gerhard M.; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      By 2013, sufficient evidence had become publicly available to confirm what defence analysts had been suspecting for a while now: the military effectiveness of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is deficient. ...

    • The South African military in transition : part 2 - from strategic culture to strategic reality 

      Louw, Gerhard M.; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      The analysis reported here focused on the dynamic interaction between a preferred strategic management model of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on the one hand, and the SANDF’s acquired strategic culture ...

    • South African naval diplomacy since 1994 

      Manganyi, Calvin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Since the beginning of naval power, navies have been used by their states as instruments of foreign policy. In South Africa, the political transition since 1994 originated the evolution of the country’s ...

    • Success and failure along the Modder River during the Anglo-Boer War : the influence of terrain 

      Smit, H. A. P.; Janse van Rensburg, H. S. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      The influence of terrain on military operations is a well-known and well-researched topic. In a South African context, the body of literature about this topic is, however, not as well developed. This article strives to ...

    • Suicide prevention and management in the SA National Defence Force : a psychological discussion 

      Koopman, Rene; Van Dyk, Gielie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science, 2012)
      Suicidal behaviour is a challenge for military forces around the world. Suicide can be a reaction in peacekeeping operations or conventional warfare, because the stressful nature of both types of operations can force ...

    • Supply chain management applicable to the South African Army camouflage clothing commodity 

      Wessels, Nelmarie (Nelmarie Jacolien) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT APPLICABLE TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY CAMOUFLAGE CLOTHING COMMODITY There are many reasons for the popularity of the supply chain or the supply chain management concept. Through ...

    • The suppression of internal unrest in South West Africa (Namibia) 1921-1933 

      Fokkens, Andries M. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2012)
      In 1915, the Union of South Africa was requested to administrate South West Africa (SWA) (today Namibia) on behalf of the British Crown and approved the South West Africa Mandate. The policies of the Union strongly ...

    • Taking the lonely walk in Iraq and Afghanistan 

      Beukes, T. (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      "Eight lives down", "Extreme risk" and "Bomb hunters" all contain the personal accounts of British soldiers who served as bomb-disposal operators during the recent armed conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The books were ...

    • Terrain analysis in the course curricula of the South African Army Engineer Corps 

      Lodi, K. P.; Smit, H. A. P.; Ayirebi, G. K. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      The research reported here examined the engineer occupational course curricula presented by the South African Army School of Engineers. Methodology involved examination of all enabling learning objectives for the Corps ...

    • Testing and implementation of a transportable and robust radio-element mapping system 

      Bezuidenhout, Jacques (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015-09-25)
      Gamma ray spectroscopy has been successfully applied as a survey tool in the fields of morphology, geology and mineral exploration. Gamma ray surveys are regularly done at ground level, which frequently requires transecting ...

    • The tip of the iceberg : spatio-temporal patterns of marine resource confiscations in the Table Mountain National Park 

      Brill, Gregg Clifford (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to determine the scale of marine poaching in the Table Mountain National Park by analysing the amounts of South African abalone, West Coast rock lobster, and shellfish, finfish ...

    • Trans-Atlantic relations in the Southern Cone : a common security agenda 

      Khanyile, Moses B. (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 1998)
      The countries on both shores of the South Atlantic Ocean have often looked more to the north for solutions to their socio-economic and security challenges than to their counterparts across the ocean. This approach has not ...