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- Founded Since 1920
The South African Air Force is the air force of South Africa, with its headquarters in Pretoria. The South African Air Force was established on 1 February 1920.
From 1966 the SAAF was involved in providing infantry support in a low intensity war (“The Border War”) in Angola, South-West Africa (Namibia) and Rhodesia.
The Air Force has seen service in World War II and the Korean War.
The SA Air force is tasked with protecting the airspace of the Republic through the conduct of air operations, that is, to protect the Republic from an air attack or make it impossible for any opposing air force to provide attacking ground forces with air support.