Engineering News | Defence & Aerospace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/defence Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:04:17 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Union threatens protest action at defence group Denel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-threatens-protects-action-at-defence-group-denel-2018-02-23 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:27:00 +0200 479263 1519382864 1519381620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709840_resized_deneldisplay07131022keith2.jpg Various Denel products on display at the Group’s Head Office in Centurion, south of Pretoria. From front to rear, a portable launcher for the Ingwe missile, an Ingwe missile, a Badger infantry fighting vehicle, a Seeker 400 unmanned aerial vehicle (largely obscured), and a Casspir mine protected vehicle. 511 287 Denel looks for new market in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-looks-for-new-market-in-africa-2018-02-23 Donald Makhafola Defence & Aerospace Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477871 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706585_resized_denelrooikataad201210912duuane1022.jpg SUSTAINABILITY Denel wants to improve its product offering and grow its market into Africa 511 287 Reduced funding triggers organisational turnaround http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reduced-funding-triggers-organisational-turnaround-2018-02-23 Donald Makhafola Defence & Aerospace Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477780 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706453_resized_armscorimg201891022.jpg DRIVING INNOVATION Armscor focuses on creating an environment for economic growth and driving innovation 511 287 SA’s defence industry has potential to grow global market share http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africas-defence-industry-has-potential-to-grow-global-market-share-2018-02-23 Donald Makhafola Defence & Aerospace Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477583 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 A major local aerospace industry development initiative is coming back to life http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/a-major-local-aerospace-industry-development-initiative-is-coming-back-to-life-2018-02-23 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478238 1519106405 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Land and asset sales on cards as government seeks revenue-neutral support for State firms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budget2-2018-02-21 Terence Creamer BUDGET 2018 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:05:00 +0200 478951 1519303794 1519214700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709012_resized_powerlines110220713duane.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa lauds South African defence forces for 'peace we enjoy' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-lauds-south-african-defence-forces-for-peace-we-enjoy-2018-02-21 African News Agency DEFENCE Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:26:00 +0200 478963 1519205243 1519205160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Solidarity calls for suspension of Denel top brass following 'shocking financial mismanagement' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-calls-for-suspension-of-denel-top-brass-following-shocking-financial-mismanagement-2018-02-19 African News Agency DEFENCE Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:13:00 +0200 478615 1519024487 1519024380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 SANDF allowed peaceful 'change of leadership' – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandf-allowed-peaceful-change-of-leadership-ramaphosa-2018-02-19-1 News24Wire DEFENCE Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:51:00 +0200 478601 1519023164 1519023060 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Russian views on the future of civil aeronautics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/russian-views-on-the-future-of-civil-aeronautics-2018-02-16 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477174 1518505988 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706920_resized_fast.jpg 511 287 SANDF members alleged to have committed torture and assault in DRC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandf-members-alleged-to-have-committed-torture-and-assault-in-drc-2018-02-12 News24Wire DEFENCE Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:07:00 +0200 477923 1518422940 1518422820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Airline’s latest order of superjumbos significantly extends life of A380 programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airlines-latest-order-for-superjumbos-significantly-extends-life-of-a380-programme-2018-02-09 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476794 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Continent has potential to gain the most from Industry 4.0, says Paramount head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-stoking-the-fire-of-the-fourth-industrial-revolution-ichikowitz-2018-02-09 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476821 1517899884 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704290_resized_ahrlacfactory1022.jpg MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Paramount Group’s Mwari aircraft is a testament of digital technology at work as it is designed entirely in a digital format, thereby enabling for a jigless construction 511 287 Global aeronautics body promoting networking among young researchers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-aeronautics-association-promotes-networking-especially-among-young-researchers-2018-02-02 Rebecca Campbell Aeronautics Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476098 1517899884 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gordhan lashes out at Denel as it begs for R3bn lifeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhan-lashes-out-at-denel-as-it-begs-for-r3bn-lifeline-2018-02-06 African News Agency DEFENCE Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:05:00 +0200 477406 1517919373 1517918700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Embraer proclaims E190-E2 the world’s most ecofriendly narrow-body jet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/embraer-affirms-its-e190-e2-is-the-worlds-most-efficient-and-eco-friendly-narrow-body-jet-2018-02-02 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476028 1517295047 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Thyssenkrupp Aerospace unit to build production site in Morocco http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyssenkrupp-aerospace-unit-to-build-production-site-in-morocco-2018-02-01 Reuters AEROSPACE Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:32:00 +0200 477062 1517495811 1517495520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Airbus’ new long-range narrow-body airliner makes first flight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-new-long-range-narrow-body-airliner-makes-first-flight-2018-01-31 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:39:00 +0200 476889 1517406939 1517405940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704437_resized_a321lr1022.jpg The A321LR takes off from Hamburg on its maiden flight 511 287 SANDF reservists demand release of their fellows at Thaba Tshwane http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandf-reservists-demand-release-of-their-fellows-at-thaba-tshwane-2018-01-31 African News Agency DEFENCE Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:13:00 +0200 476831 1517386489 1517386380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 SANDF warns of reserve members strike in Pretoria http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandf-warns-of-reserve-members-strike-in-pretoria-2018-01-30 African News Agency DEFENCE Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:46:00 +0200 476653 1517301008 1517294760 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Defence Minister to sign agreement in South Sudan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-minister-to-sign-agreement-in-south-sudan-2018-01-29 News24Wire DEFENCE Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:03:00 +0200 476530 1517209520 1517209380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 For Airbus, 2017 was another record year for airliner deliveries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/for-airbus-2017-was-another-record-year-for-airliner-deliveries-2018-01-26 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace – 2 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475246 1516688537 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Airbus reports strong single-aisle aircraft demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-overcoming-challenges-in-its-new-programmes-to-further-grow-its-business-2018-01-26 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace – 1 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475414 1516688537 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 RDM to supply advanced Assegai projectiles to Australian defence company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rdm-to-supply-advanced-assegai-projectiles-to-australian-defence-company-2018-01-25 Schalk Burger DEFENCE Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:33:00 +0200 476354 1516883821 1516883580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eyeing China, US moves to strengthen Indonesian defence ties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eyeing-china-us-moves-to-strengthen-indonesian-defence-ties-2018-01-23 Reuters DEFENCE Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:22:00 +0200 476105 1516717503 1516717320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Keeping up with the Russians: head of UK army wants more money http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/keeping-up-with-the-russians-head-of-uk-army-wants-more-money-2018-01-22 Reuters DEFENCE Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:48:00 +0200 475891 1516632587 1516632480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Top UK group, varsity unveil radical flight control technology demonstrator UAV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/top-uk-group-and-university-unveil-radical-flight-control-technology-demonstrator-uav-2018-01-19 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474026 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 British defence specialist Chemring faces corruption inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/british-defence-specialist-chemring-faces-corruption-inquiry-2018-01-18 Reuters DEFENCE Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:48:00 +0200 475648 1516283410 1516283280 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Denmark will increase defence spending to counter Russia - PM http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denmark-will-increase-defence-spending-to-counter-russia---pm-2018-01-17 Reuters DEFENCE Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:17:00 +0200 475509 1516198712 1516198620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Airbus executive see bright future for airliner sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-executive-see-bright-future-for-airliner-sector-2018-01-16 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:16:00 +0200 475374 1516110042 1516108560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701012_resized_fabricebregier201706090806261022.jpg Fabrice Brégier 511 287 Airbus reports that 2017 was another record year for airliner deliveries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-reports-that-2017-was-another-record-year-for-airliner-deliveries-2018-01-15 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:28:00 +0200 475218 1516013270 1516012080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700635_resized_airbusfamilyformationflight11022.jpg The Airbus range: from front to back: the A320neo, the A330, the A350-900 and the A380 511 287 Paramount delivers foreign adaptation of Marauder to Kazakh special forces http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paramount-delivers-foreign-adaptation-of-marauder-to-kazakh-special-forces-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater DEFENCE & AEROSPACE Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 +0200 474054 1513248352 1513317600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698475_resized_arlanfotor.jpg The Arlan is based on the South African-designed and manufactured Marauder MRAP 511 287 South African regional operator orders two new airliners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-new-airliners-ordered-by-south-african-regional-operator-2017-12-15 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472916 1512994086 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 UK group and top university unveil radical flight control technology demonstrator UAV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-group-and-top-university-unveil-radical-flight-control-technology-demonstrator-uav-2017-12-14 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:47:00 +0200 474022 1513246937 1513241220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698373_resized_bae1022.jpg The Magma UAV. Chairs just visible in the background give a rough idea of scale 511 287 South African defence industry group beleaguered by financial woes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-defence-industry-group-beleaguered-by-financial-woes-2017-12-13 Keith Campbell DEFENCE Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:55:00 +0200 473905 1513161790 1513158900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698155_resized_deneldisplay07131022keith.jpg Some Denel products on display: in the very front, a portable launch system for the Ingwe anti-tank missile, followed by the Ingwe missile itself; behind them a Badger Infantry Fighting Vehicle and in the rear, a Casspir mine protected vehicle. Just visible between the Badger and the Casspir is a Seeker 400 unmanned aerial vehicle 511 287 Germany favours Eurofighter as it seeks to replace Tornado http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germany-favours-eurofighter-as-it-seeks-to-replace-tornado-2017-12-12 Reuters AEROSPACE & DEFENCE Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:42:00 +0200 473804 1513087824 1513086120 99999999999 Reuters 0 0