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Apr 29, 2016
Major US aerospace and defence group Lockheed Martin believes that the ability of its C-130J Super Hercules military airlifter to be reconfigured for other missions by use of palletised roll-on roll-off systems opens the way to significant South African industrial...
Apr 26, 2016
Denel Asia's problems mounted on Monday after it emerged that it had not applied for a permit to the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC), Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said "The NCACC would appreciate any evidence or information relating to...
Apr 25, 2016
There is nothing wrong in working with any registered, legally trading business in South Africa, whether it's with the Guptas or others, the Denel board of directors said on Saturday. This follows allegations that the board “brought the Gupta family into Denel”. City...
Apr 22, 2016
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David Lewis
Anticorruption nonprofit organisation Corruption Watch says that given the thoroughly flawed and irregular proceedings of the Seriti Commission over the last four years, its report on its findings on the 1998 arms deal was hardly surprising. This was in response to...
Apr 22, 2016
South African defence company Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has helped set up a munitions manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia in a venture with that country’s Military Industries Corporation (MIC), the Saudi Press Agency has reported. According to MIC head...
Apr 21, 2016
The Seriti commission’s finding that there was no evidence of government corruption in the 1999 arms deal amounted to a predictable but disappointing whitewash, opposition politicians said on Thursday after President Jacob Zuma made it public in a televised address....
Apr 20, 2016
Denel acting CEO Zwelakhe Ntshepe
 State-owned defence industrial group Denel will be signing two landmark agreements with counterparts in the Malaysian industry during this week’s Defence Asia Exhibition – DSA2016 – in Kuala Lumpur.   The agreements formed part of the offset arrangements contained...
Apr 15, 2016
The Brazilian side of the joint South African/Brazilian A-Darter missile development programme has been significantly affected by severe emergency budget cuts that have taken place in the South American country. The A-Darter is a fifth-generation infrared (IR) homing...
Apr 14, 2016
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Apr 08, 2016
Defence vehicle systems company Denel Land Systems (DLS) is continuing to update and broaden the versatility of the Casspir family of mine-protected vehicles – a move that is not only safeguarding the South African-developed platform, but also helping the vehicle to...
Apr 07, 2016
A range of RDM 60 mm and 81 mm mortar bombs
South African defence company Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has helped set up a munitions manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia in a venture with that country’s Military Industries Corporation (MIC), the Saudi Press Agency has reported. According to MIC head...
Apr 07, 2016
Apr 06, 2016
Rooivalk
The investigation into the conduct of three top officials of Denel suspended in September last year should be concluded by the end of June, said Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown on Wednesday. Addressing members of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises,...
Apr 05, 2016
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Monday said it refused to get involved in petty party politics. This followed calls by the members of the South African National Defence Union (Sandu) for lawful means to be used to remove President Jacob Zuma from...
Mar 24, 2016
Tony Tyler
The European Commission’s (EC’s) investigation into allegations that aviation original-equipment manufactures (OEMs) have abused their dominant market positions has been joined, in the role of a complainant, by the International Air Transport Association (Iata). The...
Mar 22, 2016
Lindiwe Sisulu
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Tuesday denied claims by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) that she was moved from the defence department to her present post as minister of human settlements after she allegedly refused to lease aircraft from the...
Mar 18, 2016
South Africa’s National Defence Industry Council (NDIC) was formally launched by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula on March 3. “Today marks an historic day in the existence of the South African Defence Industry and its relationship with...
Mar 18, 2016
The National Defence Industry Council (NDIC) should have its strategy for the sector completed by the last day of November, Defence Secretary Dr Sam Gulube has affirmed. He was speaking at the official launch of the Council. This strategy will be the result of the...
Mar 15, 2016
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South African defence and security company Saab Grintek Defence (SGD), the local subsidiary of Swedish aerospace and defence group Saab, has been awarded a contract by Armscor’s Institute for Maritime Technology for a TactiCall integrated communications system, which...
 
 
 
 
Mar 10, 2016
Aerospace group Boeing and South African privately owned defence and aerospace firm Paramount Group have expanded their 2014 agreement to cooperate on an advanced mission system for a variant of the Advanced, High Performance, Reconnaissance, Light Aircraft (Ahrlac)....
Mar 07, 2016
The Kruger National Park and various partners have invested R16 million in drone technology that is able to detect poachers on their grounds. CEO of Unmannd Ariel Vehicle and Drone Solutions, Otto Werdmuller Von Elgg on Sunday said: “Over the next 12 months we will...
Mar 03, 2016
Defence Secretary Dr Sam Gulube
The National Defence Industry Council (NDIC) should have its strategy for the sector completed by the last day of November, Defence Secretary Dr Sam Gulube stated on Thursday. He was speaking at the official launch of the Council. This strategy will be the result of...
Mar 03, 2016
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Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula
South Africa’s National Defence Industry Council (NDIC) was formally launched by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula on Thursday. “Today marks an historic day in the existence of the South African defence industry and its relationship with...
Mar 03, 2016
A South African Air Force (SAAF) Caravan aircraft crash landed on a private farm in the early hours of Thusrday while on a routine night flying exercise at Air Force Base Langebaanweg. “The pilots were recovered by the Base Rescue Capability. Both pilots sustained...
Feb 29, 2016
State-owned aerospace and defence technology group Denel has modified its Casspir mine-protected vehicles to accommodate clients’ varying firepower requirements. Clients would be able to select the type and range of firepower that they required, which would serve as...
Feb 26, 2016
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Now that the Tshwane Metropolitan Police Department (TMPD) has taken delivery of three RG-12 Nyala armoured internal security vehicles from Denel Land Systems, finalising its acquisition of riot control equipment, the organisation is considering the next step in...
Feb 19, 2016
Established in April 1992, State-owned aerospace and defence technology group Denel continues to provide turnkey defence equipment solutions to its clients by designing, developing, integrating and supporting aerospace and defence technology.
Feb 19, 2016
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PRECISION Truvelo’s rifles are lightweight, adjustable and accurate
Precision rifles designer and manufacturer Truvelo believes that manufacturing its rifles locally encourages foreign currency influx and alleviates unemployment. “We contribute to job creation and skills development by offering training to our staff and, as the...
Feb 19, 2016
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AVAILABLE RESOURCE The young people will undergo continuing basic demining training and will be added to the pool of skilled South African deminers which Mechem can call on for future international clearance missions
Demining and clearance company Mechem, which is part of defence products and solutions company Denel, was called in to inspect vacant land next to Loftus Gardens in Pretoria that has been earmarked for a new housing development. Denel acting group CE Zwelakhe Ntshepe...
 
 
 
 
Feb 19, 2016
South African defence equipment and logistics company Twiga Services is building Mamba-class armoured personnel carrier vehicles for a client in East Africa. Twiga CEO Damien de Lange says the vehicles are due for completion by the end of the year.
Feb 19, 2016
COMBAT READY The South African Army will use ThoroughTec Simulation’s Tactical Crew Training Simulators to maintain its conventional, mechanised warfare skills
Simulator-based training systems designer ThoroughTec Simulation has begun the delivery of its Tactical Crew Training Simulators from its Cyberwar range, for the South African Army’s Badger Infantry Combat Vehicles. ThoroughTec Simulation military business manager...
Feb 18, 2016
Denel Dynamics’ Umkhonto naval surface-to-air missile
South African missile, unmanned air vehicle and space company Denel Dynamics held its annual intern project presentation at its main facility in Centurion, south of Pretoria, on Thursday. For some years now the company has designated young, newly recruited, engineers...
Feb 17, 2016
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Denel’s top management insisted on Wednesday that no law has been broken and that all its decisions and activities on the controversial VR Laser joint venture deal took place within the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Denel chairperson Daniel Mantsha told MPs...
Feb 16, 2016
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Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown
A joint venture with Denel which has attracted controversy because of its links to the influential Gupta family is not yet a done deal, the Department of Public Enterprises said on Tuesday. “There are still other conditions to be met before final approval can be...
Feb 12, 2016
South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group, Denel, has set up another international partnership, based in Hong Kong. This new subsidiary is Denel Asia and it is a joint venture (JV) with South African private sector company VR Laser.
Feb 12, 2016
South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group Denel is in advanced discussions with the Department of Defence and the South African Air Force (SAAF) for upgrading the latter’s Denel Aviation Rooivalk attack helicopters. The upgrade would increase the...
Feb 10, 2016
Trade union Solidarity on Wednesday called on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to investigate South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group Denel’s new joint venture (JV) Denel Asia’s link to the Gupta family. The JV, established in Hong Kong in partnership...
Feb 10, 2016
The Tshwane Metropolitan Police Department (TMPD) took delivery on Wednesday of three RG-12 Nyala armoured internal security vehicles from manufacturer Denel Land Systems. The ceremony took place at TMPD headquarters in Pretoria West. (The metropolitan city of...
Feb 05, 2016
TEMPERATURE CONTROL RocTool’s technology enables users to have better control over temperature changes and save valuable production time
Technology and manufacturing solutions provider RocTool last month launched its RocTool Performance Cooling (RPC) unit to complement its induction heating process for plastic injection and composites processes. “This is in keeping with the work that has been done by...
 
 
 
 
Feb 05, 2016
The Acting CEO of South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group Denel, Zwelakhe Ntshepe, is “delighted” at his company’s role in helping prepare young South Africans to participate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He was speaking at the group’s recent...
Feb 03, 2016
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A Denel Aviation Rooivalk helicopter, painted in United Nations white, taking off
South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group Denel reported on Tuesday that it is in advanced discussions with the Department of Defence and the South African Air Force (SAAF) for upgrading the latter’s Denel Aviation Rooivalk attack helicopters. The upgrade...
Jan 29, 2016
Denel Acting Group CEO Zwelakhe Ntshepe
South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group, Denel, has set up another international partnership, based in Hong Kong. This new subsidiary is Denel Asia and it is a joint venture (JV) with South African private sector company VR Laser. “This is a vitally...
Jan 29, 2016
Comprehensive land and sea border surveillance and security systems are entirely feasible with today’s technology. So assures specialist German-based Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security, part of Airbus Defence and Security, itself part of the Airbus Group. “We...
Jan 27, 2016
State-owned aerospace and defence technology group Denel has expanded the range of its recovery vehicles based on the well-known Casspir mine resistant system, responding to what it describes as “keen interest” by clients on the African continent.   The latest...
 
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