SAAF Air Capability Demonstration

SAAF ACD

The South Africn Air Force (SAAF) host its Air Capability Demonstration (ACD) twice a year.  The first ACD for 2014 was recently hosted at the Roodewal Weapons Range.
 
The ACD is used to show case the SAAF's capability in a simulated hostile threat situation.  Live rounds of ammunition and live bombs are detonated at  this event, and invited military attaches from around the world are present.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
 
The above image is a SAAF BK117 helicopter simulating a emergecy airlift fro an injured soldier, while the SAAF Rooivalk attack helicopeter provides air support.  
 
The Rooiovalk is designed, manufactured and produced entirely from South Africa.
A SAAF Rooivalk attack helicopter painted in the UN colour scheme.  This helicopter has seen active duty in Africa.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
A rarely seen 7-ship formation of SAAF Gripen Fighter Jets.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
A collection of SAAF Helicopters.  From Left to Right -Oryx, Augusta 109, Rooivalk, BK117, Augusta 109, Rooivalk, and a Oryx.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
One of the elite SAAF Pathfinders.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
Always amaxzing to see a SAAF Gripen dispensing its flares.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
A SAAF Rooivalk attack helicopter showing its teeth as it fires of a mas of  live rounds.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
A very impressive sight to behold, a SAAF Oryx helicopter dispensing a full rnage of flares.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
A simulated "dog fight" between two SAAF Gripen fighter jets and the 'enemy' in the SAAF Hawk.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
A SAAF Rooivalk keeps cover for the SAAF Oryx to collect the ground troops.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
A up close and personal encounter of the full might and fire power of the SAAF Rooivalk Attack helicopter firing off live rounds.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
Working under tough conditions, lot sof diesel and dust! http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
Ground troops been deployed for action by a SAAF Oryx helicopter.http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
Two SAAF Rooivalk Attack Helicopters giving the enemy a taste oif hell with all its fire power. http://www.mcubedmedia.co.za
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