Engineering News | Defence & Aerospace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/defence Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:37:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New field kitchens ordered from Saab by SANDF http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-field-kitchens-ordered-from-saab-by-sandf-2017-11-21 Keith Campbell DEFENCE Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:24:00 +0200 471765 1511258668 1511256240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693608_resized_aad2014sandfsoldiers09141022dylan.jpg SANDF soldiers 511 287 High-tech SA firm aiming to revolutionise production of electronic components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-dti-and-csir-seek-to-revolutionise-production-of-electronic-components-2017-11-17 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470262 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Large national manufacturers not main determinant of aerospace success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/countries-dont-need-major-national-manufacturers-to-be-successful-in-aerospace-2017-11-10 Keith Campbell Aerospace Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469621 1510037534 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Minister Lynne Brown urges SA cooperation in defence industry with Pakistan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minister-lynne-brown-urges-sa-cooperation-in-defence-industry-with-pakistan-2017-11-03 African News Agency DEFENCE Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:33:00 +0200 469882 1509693862 1509690780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Airbus’s A330neo type makes first flight, while Air Mauritius accepts its first A350XWB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-a330neo-type-makes-first-flight-while-air-mauritius-accepts-its-first-a350xwb-2017-11-03 Keith Campbell Aerospace Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468536 1509430618 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Heavy increase in irregular expenditure in South Africa, now pegged above R45bn, says AG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-increase-in-irregular-expenditure-in-south-africa-now-pegged-above-r45bn-says-ag-2017-11-01 African News Agency GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:13:00 +0200 469677 1509623791 1509538380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689036_resized_kimimakwetuauditorgeneral2govtza1022.jpg Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu 511 287 PIC head says needs bigger role in governance of State firms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pic-head-says-needs-bigger-role-in-governance-of-state-firms-2017-10-31 Reuters INVESTMENT Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:00:00 +0200 469449 1509440633 1509440400 1511992800 Reuters 0 0 US agency Nasa planning to soon build low sonic boom demonstrator aircraft http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-agency-nasa-planning-to-soon-build-low-sonic-boom-demonstrator-aircraft-2017-10-30 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:51:00 +0200 469302 1509354627 1509353460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688267_resized_nasaaircraft1022.jpg An artist’s impression of Nasa’s planned low sonic boom technology demonstration aircraft 511 287 Global aviation industry faces Renaissance, creating openings for South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-aviation-industry-faces-renaissance-creating-openings-for-south-africa-2017-10-27 Keith Campbell Aerospace Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:33:00 +0200 469240 1509112246 1509107580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688147_resized_shinheadshotfinal1022.jpg Nasa Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate Dr Jaiwon Shin 511 287 New border agency should have own budget – Defence Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-border-agency-should-have-own-budget-need-local-technology-defence-minister-2017-10-27 Keith Campbell Defence & security Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468155 1508762238 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South African aerospace and defence company extends aircraft training with new fighter jets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-aerospace-and-defence-company-extends-aircraft-training-with-new-fighter-jets-2017-10-27 Dylan Slater Aerospace & Defence Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468070 1510819516 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685476_resized_miragef1bfrenchairforcemontdemarsan2copyfotor.jpg MIRAGE F1 Paramount Group bought four Mirage F1 fighter jets from the French Government to assist in pilot training 511 287 Brown appoints executives at Denel, Safcol and Alexkor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brown-appoints-executives-at-denel-safcol-and-alexkor-2017-10-26 Creamer Media Reporter STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:38:00 +0200 469133 1509026129 1509025080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687888_resized_zwelakhentshepe410220816duane.jpg Zwelakhe Ntshepe 511 287 SA signs military deal with Niger http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-signs-military-deal-with-niger-2017-10-25 News24Wire POLITICS Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:33:00 +0200 468917 1508941380 1508938380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687394_resized_nosiviwemapisanqakula4govtza1022.jpg Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula 511 287 Latest Airbus airliner type makes first flight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/latest-airbus-airliner-type-makes-first-flight-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:10:00 +0200 468455 1508496290 1508494200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686436_resized_a33oneotakeoff1022.jpg The first A330neo, an A330-900, takes off for the first time 511 287 Thermoplastic press supplied for aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermoplastic-press-supplied-for-aerospace-industry-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Defence & Aerospace Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466625 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682188_resized_hydraulicspneumaticshytec45750920171022.jpg HOT OFF THE PRESS The Hytec-supplied 400 t thermoplastic press is used in deep-moulding composite materials for components in the aerospace industry 511 287 Key witnesses in State capture inquiry will need to face the music, warns parliamentary ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-witnesses-in-state-capture-inquiry-will-need-to-face-the-music-warns-parliamentary-committee-chair-2017-10-17 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:27:00 +0200 468092 1508253172 1508250420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685561_resized_coaltruck1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Defence and security industries need to work together – Armscor CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-and-security-industries-need-to-work-together-armscor-ceo-2017-10-17 Keith Campbell DEFENCE AND SECURITY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:24:00 +0200 468059 1508243855 1508243040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New border agency should have own budget, needs local technology – Mapisa-Nqakula http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-border-agency-should-have-own-budget-needs-local-technology-mapisa-nqakula-2017-10-17 Keith Campbell DEFENCE AND SECURITY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:21:00 +0200 468058 1508243711 1508242860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa’s space sector hobbled by lack of support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-space-sector-needs-more-support-but-has-to-market-itself-better-2017-10-13 Keith Campbell Space Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466590 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Not a cent available to implement the Defence Review, Wakeford warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-needs-to-recognise-the-economic-importance-of-its-defence-sector-2017-10-13 Keith Campbell Defence Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466468 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Local defence industry needs both local and export orders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-defence-industry-needs-both-local-and-export-orders-2017-10-13 Keith Campbell Defence Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466465 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Embraer to open Johannesburg aviation training centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/embraer-to-open-johannesburg-aviation-training-centre-2017-10-11 Schalk Burger AVIATION EDUCATION Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:46:00 +0200 467494 1507733792 1507733160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Exhibition marks firm’s international re-entry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exhibition-signifies-companys-international-re-entry-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Defence & Aerospace Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465384 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679378_resized_protectiveworkwear092017sweetorr1022.jpg CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT Sweet Orr benchmarks its continuous improvement process in order to maintain national and international quality standards 511 287 Industry-specific challenges a pall over AMD Conference http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-specific-challenges-a-pall-over-amd-conference-2017-10-05 Creamer Media Reporter DEFENCE Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:22:00 +0200 466804 1507188521 1507188120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682635_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71311_2017-10-02_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp474315005Industry-specific challenges a pall over AMD Conference Industry-specific challenges a pall over AMD Conference Parliament looks into legality of bailout to SAA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliament-looks-into-legality-of-bailout-to-saa-2017-10-04 African News Agency TREASURY BAILOUT Wed, 04 Oct 2017 09:22:00 +0200 466663 1507101921 1507101720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682250_resized_saabiofuel207161022duane.jpg 511 287 Strike looms at South African Airways http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strike-looms-at-south-african-airways-2017-10-04 African News Agency IMMINENT STRIKE Wed, 04 Oct 2017 09:18:00 +0200 466660 1507101713 1507101480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682244_resized_saa1saaairbusa34064204141022duane.jpg 511 287 South African space sector needs more support but has to market itself better http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-space-sector-needs-more-support-but-has-to-market-itself-better-2017-09-29 Keith Campbell SPACE Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:11:00 +0200 466386 1506693269 1506690660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African industry must adapt 4th Industrial Revolution to local needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-industry-must-adapt-4th-industrial-revolution-to-local-needs-2017-09-29 Keith Campbell MANUFACTURING Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:16:00 +0200 466343 1506678838 1506676560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Fastjet to raise cash to fund South Africa, Mozambique growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fastjet-to-raise-cash-to-fund-south-africa-mozambique-growth-2017-09-29 Reuters LOW-COST AIRLINE Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:12:00 +0200 466337 1506676431 1506676320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Local orders and exports both essential for the South African defence industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-orders-and-exports-both-essential-for-the-south-african-defence-industry-2017-09-28 Keith Campbell DEFENCE Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:01:00 +0200 466246 1506610029 1506607260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa needs to recognise the economic importance of its defence sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-needs-to-recognise-the-economic-importance-of-its-defence-sector-2017-09-28 Keith Campbell DEFENCE Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:41:00 +0200 466170 1506595217 1506591660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681142_resized_southafricadefence201403251022reuters.jpg 511 287 Local unit of helicopter group introduces electronic aid for pilots, maintainers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-subsidiary-of-helicopter-group-introduces-electronic-system-to-aid-pilots-and-maintainers-2017-09-22 Keith Campbell Aerospace Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464493 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Building the safety case for operating drones beyond visual line of sight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/undertaking-unmanned-aviation-requires-critical-attention-to-safety-2017-09-22 Dylan Slater Aviation Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464483 1505807402 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679054_resized_beyond.jpg 511 287 Future of Denel’s aero engine and manned aircraft businesses clarified http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-decides-on-future-of-its-aeroengine-and-manned-aircraft-businesses-2017-09-08 Keith Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463143 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South African munitions company to make major investments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-munitions-company-enjoying-strong-growth-to-make-major-investments-2017-09-15 Keith Campbell Defence Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463795 1505199167 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South African defence company setting up ammunition filling plant for foreign client http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-defence-company-setting-up-ammunition-filling-plant-for-foreign-client-2017-09-13 Keith Campbell Defence Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:22:00 +0200 464618 1505303551 1505298120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677799_resized_universalfilling1022.jpg A view of part of the new Universal Filling Facility 511 287 Geophysicists urged to innovate amid tough times for exploration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geophysicists-urged-to-innovate-amid-tough-times-for-exploration-2017-09-12 Kim Cloete EXPLORATION Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:41:00 +0200 464431 1505209044 1505205660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0