Engineering News | Defence https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/defence-1 Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:25:57 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Poland orders Black Hawk helicopters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/poland-orders-black-hawk-helicopters-2019-02-22 Paige Müller Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509909 1550561187 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Global general aviation show comes to S Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-general-aviation-show-comes-to-s-africa-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509589 1550561187 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776870_resized_jonkersailplanesglideraircraft20410duane1022.jpg SHOWING OFF AERO South Africa will demonstrate everything from ultralights and gliders to business jets, helicopters, remotely piloted aircraft and electric aircraft as well as avionics and maintenance 511 287 Armoured personnel carrier launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/armoured-personnel-carrier-launched-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509599 1550561187 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776895_resized_milkor4x4defencecarrier01191022.jpg BUILT TOUGH The Milkor 4 x 4 is designed to meet the infantry carrier requirements of armed forces on the African continent 511 287 Denel looks for new market in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-looks-for-new-market-in-africa-2018-02-23 Donald Makhafola Defence 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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reduced-funding-triggers-organisational-turnaround-2018-02-23 Donald Makhafola Defence 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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africas-defence-industry-has-potential-to-grow-global-market-share-2018-02-23 Donald Makhafola Defence Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477583 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 MENA region to account for big proportion of 3% growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mena-region-to-account-for-big-proportion-of-3-growth-in-defence-spending-2017-02-24 Victor Moolman Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442410 1487661014 1487887200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000624902_resized_defencebaesystemsrg32mltvaad201230912duane1022.jpg RG32M VEHICLE Eight RG32M vehicles will be supplied from Denel to Namibia by March this year 511 287 Significant growth ensures positive future for defence company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/future-of-defence-company-positive-following-significant-growth-2017-02-24 Victor Moolman Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442601 1487661014 1487887200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000624890_resized_defenceronnebyafbgripponswedenp03041212011keithcampbell1022.jpg PRODUCTION Production at the South African plant is steady with orders up to 2020 511 287 Air force base sends 60 cadets for training https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-force-base-located-in-bloemfontein-named-most-prestigious-in-saaf-2017-02-24 Victor Moolman Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442602 1488356440 1487887200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000624897_resized_defenceaad2014rooivalklynx30914dylan1022.jpg ROOIVALK HELICOPTER The Rooivalk helicopter has recently shown its effectiveness in combat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 511 287 Local rifle manufacturing multibeneficial for economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-rifle-manufacturing-multibeneficial-2016-02-19 Bruce Montiea Defence Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399132 1455546212 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509080_resized_truvelolifestyle762cms007resized.jpeg PRECISION Truvelo’s rifles are lightweight, adjustable and accurate 511 287 Military training ground cleared for housing development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/military-training-ground-cleared-for-housing-development-2016-02-19 Bruce Montiea Defence Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399329 1455546212 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509675_resized_colombiantroopsdeminingtheabandonedtownofbajograndecolombiaaug2008resized.jpeg 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 511 287 Simulator designer begins delivery of SA Army combat vehicles https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/simulator-designer-begins-delivery-for-sa-army-combat-vehicles-2016-02-19 Bruce Montiea Defence Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399453 1455546213 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000510073_resized_thoroughtecsimulationstacticalcrewtrainingsimulatorresized.jpeg COMBAT READY The South African Army will use ThoroughTec Simulation’s Tactical Crew Training Simulators to maintain its conventional, mechanised warfare skills 511 287 Denel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-2016-02-19 Zandile Mavuso Defence Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400019 1455866913 1455832800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000515455_resized_0000511663armedrooivalk1022.jpg 511 287 SA company working on armoured vehicle order for East African client https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-company-working-on-armoured-vehicle-order-for-east-african-client-2016-01-29 Bruce Montiea Defence Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399359 1456410195 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company strengthens position with new maritime division https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-strengthens-position-through-dsim-2015-02-20 Jonathan Rodin Defence Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:01:00 +0200 358828 1424153572 1424383260 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Composite armour provides added protection https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/composite-armour-provides-added-protection-2015-02-20 Jonathan Rodin Defence Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358817 1424153571 1424383200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000391579_resized_defencefeatureengnewspic011022.jpg PROVIDING PROTECTION MOH-9 Armour Ceramics’ 99% alumina oxide ceramic is harder than steel and can provide superior protection compared with armour steels of comparable thickness 511 287 Fifty successful flight-testing hours recorded https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fifty-successful-flight-testing-hours-recorded-2015-02-20 Jonathan Rodin Defence Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358823 1424153572 1424383200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Multimillion-rand skills development programme launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-group-announces-multimillion-rand-skills-development-programme-2015-02-20 Jonathan Rodin Defence Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358837 1424153572 1424383200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Defence company’s missile passes critical tests https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-companys-missile-passes-critical-tests-2015-02-20 Jonathan Rodin Defence Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359065 1424153572 1424383200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Patrol vehicle built for Nigeria police force https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/patrol-vehicle-built-for-nigeria-police-force-2015-02-20 Jonathan Rodin Defence Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358846 1424153572 1424383200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 SA company presents weapons tracking solution to UN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-company-presents-weapons-tracking-solution-to-un-2014-02-21 David Oliveira Defence Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 319372 1392707740 1392933600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Defence company secures multibillion-rand contracts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-company-secures-multibillion-rand-contracts-2014-02-21 David Oliveira Defence Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 319692 1392707740 1392933600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000286526_resized_stephanburger1022.jpg STEPHAN BURGER The supply contract for 238 Badgers to the South African National Defence Force is the largest contract Denel has ever secured 511 287 Paramount secures naval capabilities through acquisition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paramount-secures-naval-capabilities-through-acquisition-2014-02-21 David Oliveira Defence Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 319675 1392707740 1392933600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000286133_resized_nautic90911022.jpg SECURING AFRICA'S SEAS Paramount’s acquisition of Nautic Africa will help develop Africa’s naval defence capabilities, ensuring the safety of the continents marine assets 511 287 Family foundation supports fight against poaching https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/family-foundation-supports-fight-against-poaching-2014-02-21 David Oliveira Defence Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 319684 1392707740 1392933600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000286141_resized_rhinowar20131011111137dsc60421022.jpg COUNTER-POACHING TRAINING A counter-poaching training programme was launched at the Madikwe Game Reserve, in North West, in October 511 287 Budget cuts reduce industry’s capabilities, potential being eroded https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-defence-industry-budgetary-cuts-2013-02-06 Anine Kilian Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 282347 1361254233 1361484000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Davit system customised for antipiracy efforts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-customises-davit-system-for-antipiracy-efforts-2013-02-06 Anine Kilian Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 282368 1361254233 1361484000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 SA defence company signs partnership agreement to target South America https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-defence-company-signs-partnership-agreement-to-target-south-america-2013-02-22 Anine Kilian Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 282181 1360830866 1361484000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Helicopter to offer better performance in ambient conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-designs-new-helicopter-2013-02-06 Anine Kilian Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 282518 1384153552 1361484000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Company designs lock-wing drone https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-designing-new-drone-2013-02-22 Anine Kilian Defence Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 282177 1384153596 1361484000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Exhibition and air show going green https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-aerospace-and-defence-going-green-2012-02-24 Yolandi Booyens Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 247272 1329804681 1330034400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 First commercially qualified armed helicopter now sold in SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-commercially-qualified-armed-helicopter-now-being-sold-in-south-africa-2012-02-24 Yolandi Booyens Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 247342 1329804685 1330034400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company completes contract for Department of Defence https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-completes-contract-for-department-of-defence-2012-02-24 Yolandi Booyens Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 247360 1329804686 1330034400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Satellite systems company paves way for defence developments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/satellites-systems-company-paves-way-for-developments-in-defence-2012-02-24 Yolandi Booyens Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 247428 1352886081 1330034400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local electronics company to form Malaysian partnerships https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-electronics-company-looking-to-from-malaysian-partnerships-2012-02-24 Yolandi Booyens Defence Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 247443 1352904298 1330034400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA could benefit from weapons integration skills https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-could-benefit-from-weapons-integration-skills-2011-02-18 Natasha Odendaal Defence Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 216894 1297763788 1297980000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 International market access improvement critical to success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-access-improvement-critical-to-success-2011-02-18 Natasha Odendaal Defence Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 216836 1297763786 1297980000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Long-range thermal cameras enter SA market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long-range-thermal-cameras-enter-sa-market-2011-02-03 Natasha Odendaal Defence Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 216837 1297763787 1297980000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Strategic plans for SA aerospace industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-aerospace-plans-with-research-studies-2011-02-03 Natasha Odendaal Defence Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 216838 1297763788 1297980000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0