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NDF Recruitment 2022 Namibia Defence Force Jobs
The Namibian Defence Force (NDF) was established in terms of Constitution of the Republic of Namibia. The NDF is comprised of the army, airwing and maritime wing.
NDF Recruitment Job Characteristics
Special Functions of All Three Units Include:
Guaranteeing Namibia’s territorial integrity by guarding against external attack, conventional or unconventional.
Helping to prevent violations of Namibia’s land, sea and airspace.
Operating effectively in support of the civil authorities if required.
Undertaking peacetime operations in support of the civil ministries (for example to help combat economic threats), to assist the civil community as required and to meet other defence commitments as they arise.
Providing challenge and opportunity for employees, utilizing and enhancing their skills, abilities and creativity.
Developing a defence organization with which the people of Namibia will identify and in which they will take pride.
Operating safely and with respect for the environment.
NDF Recruitment Requirements
Secondary Education for NDF Recruitment
All recruits must be between the age of 18 and 25 years. In exceptional cases when older recruits with specialist or technical qualifications are needed, the age limit is 40 years.
The minimum secondary education requirement for seamen in the maritime wing is a Grade 10 certificate, or equivalent qualification. For officers in the maritime wing a Grade 12, or equivalent qualification (university graduates preferably), is the minimum requirement. Good marks in Mathematics, Physics, Geography and English are expected from both the seamen and officers. The candidates must also pass a physical test, namely running 2 200 m in 12 minutes and swim 50 m in 2 minutes and 10 seconds.
Soldiers in the army must possess a HIGCSE/NSSCH/IGCSE/NSSCO Grade 12, or equivalent qualification, and pass an English language test. Officers must possess a HIGCSE/NSSCH/IGCSE/ NSSCO Grade 12, or equivalent qualification, as well as pass an English language test. They must also pass the Officer Selection Board and thereafter the Officer Cadet Training course.
Airmen in the airwing must possess a HIGCSE/NSSCH/IGCSE/NSSCO Grade 12 or equivalent qualification, or a Grade 10 with technical training (Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, etc.). They must pass the Flying Fitness test according to international standards. Officers in the airwing must possess a H/IGCSE Grade 12, or equivalent qualification, with passes in Mathematics, Physical Science and Geography. University qualifications in Engineering (Electronics, Electrical and Mechanical) or an Aeronautical Engineering qualification is required.
Tertiary Education for NDF Vacancies 2022
The NDF offers different training courses to its members.
It is preferable for officers to be university graduates.
Personality for NDF Recruitment 2022 Namibia
Candidates must be Namibian citizens and at least 18 years old, with a maximum age of 25 years, be medically fit and have no criminal record.
Work Opportunities for NDF Recruitment 2022
Work opportunities exist with the Ministry of Defence and the Namibian Defence Force.
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About the NDF Namibia Defence Forces
The Namibian Defence Force was established in 1990 by the Namibian Constitution, Chapter 15, Article 115, and the Defence Act 20 of 1990 as amended. The President is the Commander-In-Chief of the Namibian Defence Force.
At independence, Namibia had no Defence Force and it had to be built from scratch. Since then, significant progress has been made. Former members of the People’s Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN) and the South West Africa Territory Force (SWATF) were demobilised and many of them were integrated into a unified Namibian Defence Force (NDF). The Defence Amendment Act (Act 20 of 1990) sets out a variety of legal requirements for the composition and organisation of the NDF. The Defence Policy Paper approved by the National Assembly in March 1992 presents policy guidelines for the development of the MOD and the NDF.
The British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT) effort in Namibia has been directed towards developing a programme for creating and training the army prior to its assuming deployment tasks. The programme timings have been generated by the need to deploy formed units to undertake security tasks. The BMATT training programme covered a period from April 1990 – March 1995 and its tour of duty in Namibia was a tremendous success.
The People’s Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN) was an armed wing of the South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO) of Namibia which had waged a protracted liberation war to free the Namibian people from colonial oppression by the then, South African Racist Regime. During the liberation struggle, SWAPO had been waging the struggle on three fronts, namely, Political, Diplomatic and Military front.
Namibian Defence Force consists of three Arms of Service: