2022-w423 - 25 April 2022

Russel Nsikayezwe Cebekhulu to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

Whether her department intends to deploy any naval support to the coast of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, in order to support efforts by the SA National Defence Force in combating insurgents linked to the Islamist State; if not, what steps are being taken by her department to interdict seaborne supplies to the insurgents; if so, what are the relevant details regarding the deployment?

2022-w821 - 22 April 2022

Maliyakhe Lymon Shelembe to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

(1) whether she has been informed of 822 unemployed men and women in the Reserve Force and Military Veterans who honoured the call that was made by the President of the Republic; Mr M C Ramaphose, to report for work at the Umzimvubu Military Base to assist during the July 2021 riots in areas of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng buy have not been paid yet (details furnished); if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what steps will she take to resolve the problem; (2) Whether she will consider to initiate and investigation into the matter and respond accordingly; if not, why not, if so, on what date is the outcome expected?

2022-w638 - 22 April 2022

Sarel Jacobus Francois Marais to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

(1) whether (a) her department and/or (b) the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) are still providing a house to a certain person (name and details furnished); if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the reason for the provision as the specified person has officially retired and announced his retirement long before he left the service SANDF; (2) whether security services and SANDF guards are still provided for the benefit of the specified person; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (3) whether the person is paying a market-related rental amount and for security service; if not, why not; if so, (a) how is the newly appointed Chief of the SANDF accommodated and (b) what are the (i) leasing terms and (ii) costs related to any temporary and/or permanent arrangement?

2022-w1068 - 22 April 2022

Sarel Jacobus Francois Marais to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

what are the (a) detailed cost breakdown to determine the total cost for bread that is delivered to military bases of the SA National Defence Force and (b) reasons that the bakeries are charging R20 for a loaf of bread while it is available from commercial and small, medium and micro enterprises bakeries for R10 to R12 for each load of bread?

2022-w519 - 22 April 2022

Eleanore Rochelle Jacquelene Spies to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

What is the (a) make, (b) model (c) year of manufacture, (d) price and (e) purchase date of each vehicle purchase for used by (i) her and (ii) the Deputy Minister since 29 May 2019?REPLY:(a –c) (i) No vehicle was purchased for myself during the said period(a –c) (ii) Deputy Minister

Reply from the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans on 22 Apr 2022


(a –c) (i) No vehicle was purchased for myself during the said period
(a –c) (ii) Deputy Minister
 

Make

bmw

Model

X4

Year of Manufacture

2021

Price

R 756510 ( seven hundred and fifty six thousand five hundred and ten rand only)

Purchase Date

08 September 2021

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2022-w637 - 22 April 2022

Sarel Jacobus Francois Marais to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

(1) What (a) is the total number of houses leased by (i) her department and (ii) the SA National Defence Force for their employees and (b) total amount was (i) paid directly to service provider and/or landlords for leasing houses for the Brigadier-General to Generals rank group and (ii) transferred to the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure for leasing the houses for the specified rank group; (2) What is the (a) monthly rental amount, (b) lease period and (c) total cost for providing security and guards for each specified house?

2022-w766 - 05 April 2022

Washington Tseko Isaac Mafanya to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

In light of aging outdated military hardware which cannot withstand the capacity of the other states that have improved new technologies, what are the (a) immediate, (b) short term and (c) long term objectives of her department to bring back the desired standards to have a competitive force that will execute its constitutional mandate?

2022-w779 - 05 April 2022

Sarel Jacobus Francois Marais to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

Whether (a) she and/or (b) Armscor considered discussion with (i) Lockheed Martin, (ii) the Royal Air Force and (iii) the United States Air Force for support to acquire new and/or very well-maintained aircraft so that the Republic can have a serviceable fleet of at least six to seven aircraft; if not, why not; if so, what can be expected from such discussion ?

2022-w778 - 05 April 2022

Sarel Jacobus Francois Marais to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

Whether, with regard to the capability decay at 28 Squadron, she can confirm if the need for logistical heavy and medium-lift cargo and soldier transport as provided for by 28 Squadron is a critical support requirement for the Republic’s responsibilities locally and abroad; if not, (a) how and (b) with which air lift platforms will the essential logistical and support services by 28 Squadron to the Republic, the special forces, paratroopers and deployed soldiers be replaced and/or substituted; if so, what are the practical steps that has been and/or will be implemented to resuscitate the capabilities to sustainable levels?

2022-w119 - 22 March 2022

Sarel Jacobus Francois Marais to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

(1) What is the total amount that was paid to a certain service provider of the SA Military Health Service (details furnished) over the past 10 years; (2) whether any investigations have been done into any other service provider; if not, why not; if so, (a) who are they and (b) what were the findings; (3) what steps have been put in place to ensure that no single case of fraud and/or abuse by any other service provider will occur in the future?

Reply from the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans on 22 Mar 2022

 

(1) The investigating team could trace invoices to the total amount of R 15 640 487.95 paid to Maponya 911 Services. The actual amount was supposed to be R 3 439 084.75 as per findings which has a difference of R 12 201 403.20 as over billing. The services has been suspended with effect from March 2021. These amounts can only be finalised ...

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