Bureau for State Security (South Africa)

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BUREAU FOR STATE SECURITY (SOUTH AFRICA)

Arms of Bureau for State Security (South Africa)

Official blazon

  • (af)

Wapen: In silwer, 'n pluim van drie pouvere van blou, geoog van natuurlike kleur, die skagte van oranje belaai met twee afgewende wolfshake van blou.
Helmteken: 'n Gaande aansiende leeu van oranje, getong en genael van silwer, wat in sy regter voorpoot 'n regopstaande wolfshaak van blou ondersteun.
Wrong en Dekklede: Silwer en blou.
Wapenspreuk: SCIENTIA MUNIT

  • (en)

Arms: Argent, a plume of three peacock feathers Azure, ocellated proper, the quills Tenne surmounted by two wolf hooks addorsed, Azure.
Crest: A lion passant guardant Tenne, armed and langued Argent, supporting with its dexter forepaw a wolf hook erect Azure.
Wreath and mantling: Argent and Azure.
Motto: SCIENTIA MUNIT

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 18, 1978.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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