Engineering News | Defence & Aerospace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/defence Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:36:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 International space probe en route to Mercury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-space-probe-en-route-to-mercury-2018-10-22 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:18:00 +0200 502425 1540215112 1540214280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761585_resized_bepicolomboartistviewcairbus20171022.jpg Artist’s impression of the complete BepiColombo spacecraft, before it separates into its component elements, approaching Mercury 511 287 Russia to send more military trainers, equipment to Central African Republic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/russia-to-send-more-military-trainers-equipment-to-central-african-republic-2018-10-22 Reuters DEFENCE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:49:00 +0200 502342 1540191949 1540190940 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Rwandan President appoints new foreign, defence ministers in reshuffle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rwandan-president-appoints-new-foreign-defence-ministers-in-reshuffle-2018-10-19 Reuters DEFENCE Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:07:00 +0200 502251 1539939286 1539932820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South African army chief slams budget cuts as 'dangerous' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-army-chief-slams-budget-cuts-as-dangerous-2018-10-18 News24Wire DEFENCE Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:19:00 +0200 502222 1539869777 1539868740 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Workers strike over pay at South African arms maker Denel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/workers-strike-over-pay-at-south-african-arms-maker-denel-2018-10-17 Reuters DEFENCE Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:19:00 +0200 502040 1539771649 1539771540 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Tellumat optimistic aerial surveillance system will fill gap in market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/astus-aerial-surveillance-system-to-tap-market-gap-tellumat-2018-10-12 Schalk Burger Aerial surveillance Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500364 1539006444 1539295200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Local constraints preventing SA civil aerospace firms from spreading wings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-civil-aerospace-industry-seeks-to-grow-2018-10-12 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500242 1539087888 1539295200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759180_resized_seeking.jpg 511 287 New evidence shows arms deal commission 'ignored critical evidence of wrongdoing' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-evidence-shows-arms-deal-commission-ignored-critical-evidence-of-wrongdoing-2018-10-11-1 News24Wire DEFENCE Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501592 1539265856 1539262260 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 AAD 2018 aerospace and defence exhibition reports attendance figures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aad-2018-aerospace-and-defence-exhibition-reports-attendance-figures-2018-10-10 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace and Defence Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:14:00 +0200 501407 1539177663 1539177240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759465_resized_aad20180918airbus1022.jpg Photo of AAD 2018, taken from an altitude of 500 km by an Airbus Pleiades satellite, on the first of the trade days (Airbus Defence and Space) 511 287 Denel proposes severance packages, salary cuts – union http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-proposes-severance-packages-salary-cuts-union-2018-10-09 Reuters DEFENCE Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:13:00 +0200 501280 1539087554 1539087180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Aerospace group Airbus reveals its next CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerospace-group-airbus-reveals-its-next-ceo-2018-10-09 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:41:00 +0200 501235 1539075729 1539074460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759094_resized_guillaumefaury011022.jpg Guillaume Ferry 511 287 UK reaffirms wish to strengthen ties with SA defence industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-uk-reaffirms-wish-to-strengthen-relationships-with-south-african-defence-industry-2018-10-05 Rebecca Campbell Defence – 2 Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499662 1538465647 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Saudi Arabia ‘ready to invest in the South African defence industry’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/looking-for-partners-2018-10-05 Rebecca Campbell Defence – 1 Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499683 1538465647 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Saab suggests capability upgrade for SAAF Gripens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saab-suggests-capability-upgrade-for-saaf-gripens-2018-10-05 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499651 1538465647 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Govt looking at ‘modernising’ defence funding – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-looking-at-modernizing-defence-funding-ramaphosa-2018-10-05 Rebecca Campbell Defence – 2 Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499733 1538465652 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Paramount appoints CEO for new South African subsidiary http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paramount-appoints-ceo-for-new-south-african-subsidiary-2018-10-04 Creamer Media Reporter AEROSPACE & DEFENCE Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:27:00 +0200 500751 1538646924 1538645220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Defence department to host supplier day http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-department-to-host-supplier-day-2018-10-02 Simone Liedtke DEFENSE / SMMEs Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:33:00 +0200 500314 1538660025 1538469180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Davies to follow up on Saudi Arabia’s $10bn investment pledge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-to-follow-up-on-saudi-arabias-10bn-investment-pledge-2018-10-01 Simone Liedtke BUSINESS INVESTMENT Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:04:00 +0200 500166 1538384766 1538384640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Denel fails to pay senior staff in reform setback http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-fails-to-pay-senior-staff-in-reform-setback-2018-10-01 Reuters DEFENCE Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:48:00 +0200 500121 1538377428 1538376480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South African missile test programme concluded on a high note http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-missile-test-programme-concluded-on-a-high-note-2018-09-28 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499019 1537859694 1538085600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Musings on the local aerospace and defence industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/musings-on-the-local-aerospace-and-defence-industries-2018-09-28 Rebecca Campbell Wheels within wheels Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499054 1537859696 1538085600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Highlights from AAD 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/highlights-from-aad-2018-2018-09-27 Creamer Media Reporter Defence & Aerospace Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:34:00 +0200 499894 1538122532 1538058840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756901_resized_stenphotosite.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76156_2018-09-27_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp464531376Highlights from AAD 2018 Highlights from AAD 2018 Saab suggests capability upgrade for SAAF Gripens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saab-suggests-capability-upgrade-for-saaf-gripens-2018-09-21 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:49:00 +0200 499506 1537538779 1537537740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 The UK reaffirms wish to strengthen partnerships with South African defence industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-uk-reaffirms-wish-to-strengthen-partnerships-with-south-african-defence-industry-2018-09-21 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:16:00 +0200 499441 1537525962 1537524960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Aerosud announces new initiative in its growth strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerosud-announces-new-initiative-in-its-growth-strategy-2018-09-20 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:53:00 +0200 499309 1537451908 1537440780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Saudi Arabia offers opportunities to South African defence industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saudi-arabia-offers-opportunities-to-south-african-defence-industry-2018-09-20 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:23:00 +0200 499263 1537434040 1537431780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755422_resized_samiceodrandreasschwer0918dylan1022.jpg SAMI CEO Dr Andreas Schwer 511 287 Defence industry needs to adapt, optimise for Industry 4.0 – panel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-industry-needs-to-adapt-optimise-for-industry-40-panel-2018-09-19 Simone Liedtke DEFENCE / INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:03:00 +0200 499198 1537365980 1537365780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755212_resized_defencebeeuwengerrytsdeptofscienceandtechnologyzanecleophassecurytdefencetechnologyconsultingwiebketoussaintengineerswithoutborders092018dylanslater1022.jpg (Left to Right) Department of Science and Technology chief director Beeuwen Gerryts, Security and Defence Technology Consulting CEO Zane Cleophas and Engineers Without Borders founder and CEO Wiebke Toussaint 511 287 Government looking at 'modernising' defence funding – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-looking-at-modernising-defence-funding-ramaphosa-2018-09-19 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:03:00 +0200 499160 1537365451 1537358580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755150_resized_cyrilramaphosaaad0918dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa salutes defence industry for economic input, jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-salutes-defence-industry-for-economic-input-jobs-2018-09-19 African News Agency Defence & Aerospace Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:57:00 +0200 499146 1537352191 1537351020 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755129_resized_cyrilramaphosaairforce190920181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Africa needs strong defence force to set foundation for economic, social development – professor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-needs-strong-defence-force-to-set-foundation-for-economic-social-development-professor-2018-09-18 Simone Liedtke DEFENCE Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:07:00 +0200 499088 1537361879 1537279620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754996_resized_profrenfrewchristie0918dylan1022.jpg Professor Renfrew Christie 511 287 South African defence industry at a crossroads – Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-defence-industry-at-a-crossroads-minister-2018-09-18 Simone Liedtke DEFENCE Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:23:00 +0200 499079 1537278877 1537276980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754977_resized_nosiviwemapisanqakula0918dylan1022.jpg Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula 511 287 South African A-Darter guided missile test programme successfully concluded http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-a-darter-guided-missile-test-programme-successfully-concluded-2018-09-18 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:27:00 +0200 499023 1537264688 1537259220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754867_resized_adarterdenel1022.jpg An A-Darter missile on a wingtip launcher of a Gripen fighter 511 287 Mapisa-Nqakula explores defence ties with Congo-Brazzaville minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-300-exhibitors-to-showcase-armaments-at-africa-aerospace-and-defence-2018-09-17 African News Agency DEFENCE Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:01:00 +0200 498975 1537258409 1537192860 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Glider reaches unprecedented altitudes in experimental programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glider-reaches-unprecedented-altitudes-in-experimental-programme-2018-09-14 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497771 1536650758 1536876000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Forensic identification results into CTown munitions explosion almost ready http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forensic-identification-results-into-ctown-munitions-explosion-almost-ready-2018-09-13 African News Agency DEFENCE Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:46:00 +0200 498642 1536835654 1536835560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 'We want to know what happened' – Numsa wants in on RDM munitions blast probe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/we-want-to-know-what-happened-numsa-wants-in-on-rdm-munitions-blast-probe-2018-09-12 News24Wire DEFENCE Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:13:00 +0200 498444 1536736789 1536736380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Mali's Keita names new defence and mines ministers for second term http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/malis-keita-names-new-defence-and-mines-ministers-for-second-term-2018-09-10 Reuters APPOINTMENTS Mon, 10 Sep 2018 11:29:00 +0200 498230 1536574475 1536571740 99999999999 Reuters 0 0