Browsing Faculty of Military Sciences by Title

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    • 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 ...

    • Turning the tide : revisiting African maritime security 

      Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2013)
      Maritime security appears to be assuming an increasingly more prominent place on the African security agenda. Although the growing scholarly debate and international responses seem to attend to more than piracy, the latter ...

    • Two perspectives on the recent war in Iraq 

      Beukes, Tobie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      The three books discussed here can all be classified as memoirs or even as auto-ethnographies. The two authors relate how they experienced the recent armed conflict in Iraq. The narratives of both authors include detailed ...

    • Unsteady hydromagnetic flow of radiating fluid past a convectively heated vertical plate with the Navier slip 

      Makinde, O. D.; Tshehla, M. S. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-04-17)
      This paper investigates the unsteady hydromagnetic-free convection of an incompressible electrical conducting Boussinesq’s radiating fluid past a moving vertical plate in an optically thin environment with the Navier slip, ...

    • Weak states and child soldiering in Africa : contextual factors 

      Van Niekerk, Magdaleen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Over the last forty years Africa has been one of the most conflict-ridden regions in the world, resulting in untold human suffering. It has been estimated that between 1955 and 1999 some nine to ten ...