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.
The newspaper said SANDF Major General Sandile Hlongwa, chief of army force structures, presented the new army uniforms to other Generals in Potchefstroom.
He said the current uniforms are old fashioned, did not cater for the African body and no female camouflage is available.
He said the current training kit had lost appeal to young generation soldiers.
Puma proposal presented to the SANDF for the new training tracksuits.
Please read the full story in today’s Mail and Guardian Newspaper – 18 to 24 June 2021.