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    Default Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    A very well connected friend of mine (ex-SAPS, currently a defense attorney) says he has heard rumours of a HUGE troop build-up in Potch, as well as Chinese military "advisors" (read trainers) with Chinese-made AK-47s.

    Anybody in Potch that can drive through the old 3 SAI/4th Field/14th Field area and see if this rumour has any basis?

    Numbers mentioned are 6,000 recruits. I know Potch, and that won't be easy to hide.
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    Default Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    Nothing out of the ordinary here that I can see other than a fighter doing low level rounds earlier this week......

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    Yeah, I thought as much.

    probably more of that Suidlander propaganda.
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    Default Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    I phoned a school friend who is a prosecutor in the SA Army based in Potchefstroom.

    Base is busy, but he recons mostly due to lockdown support.
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    Coup 'd etat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prof View Post
    Coup 'd etat?
    Well, according to some political experts the ANC will not survive the Covid pandemic (there is already rampant internal fighting and it sounds like Cyril might be on his way out according to some - Zuma's wife is over powering Cyril I think), maybe they are busy making preparations to hold power.
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    Default Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    There was a rumour of 13 Flossies landing at Waterkloof yesterday afternoon.
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    Family member of mine in Potch will take a looksie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    A very well connected friend of mine...says he has heard rumours
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtber View Post
    Family member of mine in Potch will take a looksie.
    Spoke to him now, he said his friend on the base hasn't heard anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtber View Post
    Spoke to him now, he said his friend on the base hasn't heard anything.
    Dam-it, there goes the possibilities for some good conspiracy theories
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    Quote Originally Posted by gavpike View Post
    There was a rumour of 13 Flossies landing at Waterkloof yesterday afternoon.
    Was probably the same one doing touch and go-arounds. I dont even think the Air Force has 13 Flossies?!?!
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    Default Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    Quote Originally Posted by gavpike View Post
    There was a rumour of 13 Flossies landing at Waterkloof yesterday afternoon.
    Did not even hear one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCMostert View Post
    Well, according to some political experts the ANC will not survive the Covid pandemic (there is already rampant internal fighting and it sounds like Cyril might be on his way out according to some - Zuma's wife is over powering Cyril I think), maybe they are busy making preparations to hold power.
    Why would the ANC not survive this? Take a look at the voting stats, the areas where the ANC has treated its citizens the worst is where they win the most support.

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    On a Radio Buddy call. Suspicious person walking down the road away from Pick and Pay Hyper with a pnp bag. Please check him out.
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    Default Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    Quote Originally Posted by PieterOos View Post
    Did not even hear one.
    They were in stealth mode

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    Quote Originally Posted by gjs View Post
    They were in stealth mode
    yes, and are flying from the secret underground base at Zwartkops where the Kalahari UFO is being kept
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    Quote Originally Posted by gavpike View Post
    There was a rumour of 13 Flossies landing at Waterkloof yesterday afternoon.
    I stay next to the base. Yes there were 13 landings, but it was the same one. Took off, circled around and landed again.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Redman View Post
    I stay next to the base. Yes there were 13 landings, but it was the same one. Took off, circled around and landed again.
    circuits and bumps: basic flight training
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    Default Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    I took a peak today nothing to report, police patrol all over potch to no avail. Locals out smart them on illegal purchases.

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