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Jan 18, 2013
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Airbus Military’s troubled A400M airlifter programme is now progressing well, with the first production aircraft set to be delivered to the launch customer within a few months, Airbus group president and CEO Fabrice Brégier reported at the Airbus annual press...
Jan 18, 2013
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) information and communications technology (ICT) unit, the Meraka Institute, is developing a prototype maritime domain awareness system based on imagery from satellite-mounted synthetic aperture radars...
Jan 15, 2013
South African trade union Solidarity admitted on Tuesday that the retrenchment of all the employees of Denel Aviation’s Denel Personnel Solutions/Aero Manpower Group (DPS/AMG) now appeared to be inescapable. This followed from the first retrenchment meeting between...
Jan 15, 2013
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Denel Aviation has confirmed that it will start to retrench the entire workforce of its Denel Personnel Solutions/Aero Manpower Group (DPS/AMG) with effect from the end of March. This is because the South African Air Force (SAAF) will not be renewing its current...
Dec 14, 2012
The Brazilian Air Force revealed on Thursday that, on December 6, it signed a 1.4-million reais (about R5.8-million) contract with Denel do Brasil to prepare facilities in the industrial park in the city of São José dos Campos in the state of São Paulo for the...
Dec 13, 2012
Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul company Denel Aviation, part of the State-owned Denel defence industrial group, is trying to avoid retrenching all the 538 employees of its Aero Manpower Group (AMG), whose current jobs are destined to end on March 31 as the...
Dec 10, 2012
South Africa’s Soldarity trade union reported on Monday that it had been verbally informed that all 523 aircraft maintenance personnel of Denel Aviation’s AMG unit will be retrenched, as a result of the decision by the South African Air Force (SAAF) not to renew its...
Dec 05, 2012
South African trade union Solidarity has called for the Minister of Defence, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, to act to ensure the futures of 523 aircraft maintenance and repair specialists whose jobs have been imperilled by the decision of the South African Air Force (SAAF)...
Dec 04, 2012
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Nov 02, 2012
The Defence, Peace, Safety and Security (DPSS) unit of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) provides essential support for a key element of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) – the elite South African Special Forces. “We’re part of...
Nov 02, 2012
Indian companies are very interested in South Africa’s planned infrastructure development programme. “They are seeking to position themselves to benefit from South Africa’s infrastructure spend,” reports Webber Wentzel South Asia practice head Robert Appelbaum.
Oct 26, 2012
Satellite earth observation helps South Africa to understand the state of natural resources, study the environment, manage natural disasters, and provide warnings for regional droughts, floods and other disasters. Satellite earth observation information and data are...
Oct 26, 2012
Specialist local company Survival Tyre Safety has attracted increased interest in its latex-based liquid tyre sealant, Survival, as a result of its participation in last month’s Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 exhibition in Pretoria. “Following on from AAD,...
Oct 19, 2012
Throughout history, fighting at sea has demanded the use of the most advanced technologies that a culture possessed. Warships, whether the renowned triremes of ancient Greece, or the famous ships-of-the-line of the days of fighting sail, have always been complex and...
Oct 19, 2012
Throughout history, fighting at sea has demanded the use of the most advanced technologies that a culture possessed. Warships, whether the renowned triremes of ancient Greece, or the famous ships-of-the-line of the days of fighting sail, have always been complex and...
Oct 12, 2012
The Command and Control and Information Warfare group of the Defence, Peace, Safety and Security unit of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has made significant progress over the past five years in helping secure South Africa’s borders, and...
Oct 12, 2012
The CEO of Saab South Africa (Saab SA), Magnus Lewis-Olsson, believes that the development of the new generation JAS39E/F versions of the Gripen fighter could provide opportunities for South Africa. Sweden and Switzerland have agreed in principle to jointly develop...
Oct 12, 2012
Aerospace and defence group EADS’ Innovation Works research and technology network has signed a cooperation agreement with Norway-based DolphiTech for the development of a new nondestructive testing (NDT) system based on an ultrasonic camera component used for...
Oct 05, 2012
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Giant US aerospace group Boeing is looking at whether the South African Air Force (SAAF) could be a customer for its C-17 Globemaster III large military transport plane. "We're investigating if there are any opportunities for the C-17 in the future with South...
 
 
 
 
Oct 05, 2012
At the recent Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 exhibition, South Africa's State-owned defence industrial group Denel announced that it had established a joint venture (JV) with United Arab Emirates (UAE) company Tawazun Holdings. The JV is called Tawazun Dynamics...
Oct 05, 2012
South African Defence company BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa (Land Systems SA) reports that two of the developments of its Pretoria-based Dynamics division, the SDROW and TRT remotely-operated turrets, were now market-ready. That these two systems were under...
Sep 28, 2012
South African aerospace company Denel Aerostructures (DAe), part of the State-owned Denel Defence industrial group, last week signed a renegotiated agreement with Airbus Military covering the South African company's participation in the A400M military airlifted...
Sep 21, 2012
Giant US aerospace group Boeing is looking at whether the South African Air Force (SAAF) could be a customer for its C-17 Globemaster III large military transport plane. "We're investigating if there are any opportunities for the C-17 in the future with South...
Sep 21, 2012
South African Defence company BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa, a local subsidiary of the global BAE Systems group, has used the 2012 Africa Aerospace and Defence exposition to publicly display, for the first time, the refined 6x6 version of its RG35 armoured...
Sep 21, 2012
Eurocopter Southern Africa (Esal) reported on Friday that, for it, this year's Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) show, which is taking place at Air Force Base Waterkloof, south of Pretoria, has had a strong law-enforcement focus. "For us, law enforcement is the...
Sep 20, 2012
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The president of Saab South Africa (Saab SA), Magnus Lewis-Olsson, believes that the development of the new generation JAS39E/F versions of the Gripen fighter could provide opportunities for South Africa. Sweden and Switzerland have agreed in principle to jointly...
Sep 20, 2012
South Africa's State-owned defence industrial group Denel announced at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 on Thursday that it had established a joint venture (JV) with United Arab Emirates company Tawazun Holdings. The JV is called Tawazun Dynamics and is 51% held by...
Sep 19, 2012
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South Africa’s defence acquisition, research and development and equipment disposals agency Armscor is offering a number of former South African Air Force (SAAF) aircraft for sale, marketing them at the 2012 Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition now under way at...
Sep 18, 2012
South African defence company BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa (Land Systems SA) reported on Tuesday that two of the developments of its Pretoria-based Dynamics division, the SDROW and TRT remotely operated turrets, were now market-ready. That these two systems...
 
 
 
 
Sep 17, 2012
Denel Aerostructures (DAe) is very close to concluding a contract to manufacture the ribs, sword and spars for the vertical tail planes for the Airbus Military A400M military transport aircraft. These parts are manufactured largely from composites. This work would be...
Sep 17, 2012
South African aerospace company Denel Aerostructures (DAe), part of the State-owned Denel defence industrial group, signed a renegotiated agreement with Airbus Military in Kempton Park on Monday covering the South African company's participation in the A400M military...
Sep 14, 2012
The organisers of Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) are confident that this year’s event will impact positively on the local economy – not only through tourism but also through the business deals that are expected to be concluded during and after the event. AAD 2012...
Sep 14, 2012
The City of Tshwane will host the return of Africa’s largest exhibition of air, sea and land capability, Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012, which will take place at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof. The last three AAD exhibitions were held at AFB Ysterplaat in...
Sep 14, 2012
Defence, aerospace and security company Land Systems South Africa, which is 75%-owned by global security and defence company BAE Systems, will launch two new products at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 expo in September. The company, which comprises three...
Sep 07, 2012
South African defence company DCD Protected Mobility, a division of the DCD industrial group, is already working on a proposal for a new generation mine- and ballistic-protected vehicle, even as it launches its new Mountain Lion vehicle (see Engineering News, August...
Aug 31, 2012
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) Electronic Warfare (EW) team is focused on increasing the maturity of its Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) technology. Radar and EW systems detect, track, measure, identify, protect and implement...
Aug 31, 2012
South African defence company DCD Protected Mobility, part of the DCD industrial group, is very optimistic about the prospects for its new armoured and mine protected vehicle, the Mountain Lion. (DCD is the original equipment manufacturer of the highly successful...
Aug 31, 2012
The South African company responsible for the highly successful Husky armoured route clearance vehicle is optimistic that it will win orders from the US and other international customers for the new-generation version of the vehicle that it has developed, to meet the...
Aug 31, 2012
British specialist contract metals manufacturing company MTL Group (MTL) has announced that it is to manufacture new armoured hulls for the South African designed and manufactured Mamba mine protected vehicles. These new hulls will be supplied in kit form to South...
 
 
 
 
Aug 24, 2012
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In July, South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group Denel announced it had made a small profit of R41-million during the 2011/2012 financial year (FY – which ended on March 31). This was the second year in which the group reported a profit, but,...
Aug 24, 2012
In July, South Africa’s State-owned defence industrial group Denel announced it had made a small profit of R41-million during the 2011/2012 financial year (FY – which ended on March 31).
Aug 22, 2012
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British specialist contract metals manufacturing company MTL Group (MTL) announced on Tuesday that it is to manufacture new armoured hulls for the South African designed and manufactured Mamba mine protected vehicles. These new hulls will be supplied in kit form to...
Aug 17, 2012
Training defence forces in Africa in the basics of emergency medical response vastly improves injured soldiers’ chances of surviving and recovering more swiftly, says emergency response training company ATA International business development manager Nicole de Montille.
Aug 03, 2012
Although South African State-owned defence industrial group Denel made a profit of R41-million in the financial year ending March 2012, the government is thinking of providing the business with further support. In the 2012 Budget, the State allocated R700-million to...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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