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Arms Deal Commission continues

Retired Colonel, Kevin Viljoen, returns to the stand to give evidence.

The arms deal commission underway on 23 August 2013. Picture: Belinda Moses/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The Arms Deal Commission continues today with retired Colonel Kevin Viljoen continuing to give evidence

He is now the third witness from the South African Air Force to be called in.

The commission is investigating alleged corruption linked to the controversial arms deal agreement.

Colonel Viljoen took the commission back to 1992 when he headed up a special investigative team that had to deal with an analysis of the defence force's capabilities and then decide what artillery and equipment was needed.

He told evidence leaders that it took a year to compile a special document.

His evidence today will concentrate specifically on the light utility helicopters acquired in the deal.

The Arms Deal Commission has now been in session for three weeks.

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