|Postal||Private Bag X910, Pretoria, 0001|
|Physical||Cnr Nossob & Boeing Streets, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria|
|Tel||012 355 6999|
OverviewThe mission of the Department of Defence is to provide, manage, prepare and employ defence capabilities commensurate with the needs of South Africa, as regulated by the Constitution, national legislation, parliamentary and executive direction.
The Department's strategic priorities are to: halve poverty and unemployment; ensure a more equitable distribution of the benefits of economic growth and reduce inequality; improve the national health profile and skills base and ensure universal access to basic services; improve the safety of citizens by reducing incidents of crime and corruption; and build a nation free of all forms of racism, sexism, tribalism and xenophobia.