Puma to supply new South Africa Military sports wear

The Mail and guardian newspaper reports that sportswear company, Puma, is the only company that submited a proposal to supply the South Africa Defence Force (SANDF), with new physical training dress to replace the current sportswear design.

Current SANDF football tracksuit

The newspaper said SANDF Major General Sandile Hlongwa, chief of army force structures, presented the new army uniforms to other Generals in Potchefstroom.

The new uniform design will cost the SANDF around R200 million

He said the current uniforms are old fashioned, did not cater for the African body and no female camouflage is available.

Current SANDF training tracksuit

He said the current training kit had lost appeal to young generation soldiers.

Puma proposal presented to the SANDF for the new training tracksuits.

Proposal by Puma for the new South African Army uniform

Please read the full story in today’s Mail and Guardian Newspaper – 18 to 24 June 2021.