Engineering News | Defence & Aerospace https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/defence Tue, 26 May 2020 01:36:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Leading aerospace journal suggests that the A380 Superjumbo is doomed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/leading-aerospace-journal-suggests-that-the-a380-superjumbo-is-doomed-2020-05-25 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Mon, 25 May 2020 14:42:00 +0200 554509 1590411707 1590410520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874893_resized_britishairways1022.jpg An Airbus A380 of British Airways over Table Bay, with part of Cape Town in the background 511 287 Rolls-Royce highlights pandemic’s negative impact on civil aerospace https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-impact-on-civil-aerospace-business-highlighted-by-rolls-royce-2020-05-22 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553215 1589869442 1590098400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Young African scientists awarded UK funding for postdoctoral research https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/young-african-scientists-awarded-uk-funding-for-postdoctoral-research-2020-05-22 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553385 1589869442 1590098400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Union blasts Denel for last-minute unilateral three-month salary cut https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-blasts-denel-for-last-minute-unilateral-three-month-salary-cut-2020-05-21 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Thu, 21 May 2020 16:11:00 +0200 554263 1590070783 1590070260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Covid-19-induced civil aviation crisis forces Rolls-Royce to restructure, cut jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-induced-civil-aviation-crisis-forces-rolls-royce-to-restructure-cut-jobs-2020-05-21 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Thu, 21 May 2020 11:30:00 +0200 554184 1590055268 1590053400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Denel unable to pay salaries this month, union reports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-unable-to-pay-salaries-this-month-union-reports-2020-05-20 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Wed, 20 May 2020 09:33:00 +0200 554017 1589960076 1589959980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Denel says can't pay staff salaries in May https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-says-cant-pay-staff-salaries-in-may-2020-05-19 Reuters DEFENCE Tue, 19 May 2020 17:02:00 +0200 553971 1589900616 1589900520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 US donates 730 000 masks for South Africa's health department https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-donates-720000-masks-for-south-africas-health-department-2020-05-15 Donna Slater Defence & Aerospace Fri, 15 May 2020 15:33:00 +0200 553650 1589550205 1589549580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873115_resized_us1022.jpg 511 287 Boeing launches initiative to give people the confidence to resume flying https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boeing-launches-initiative-to-give-people-the-confidence-to-resume-flying-2020-05-15 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Fri, 15 May 2020 15:19:00 +0200 553647 1589549354 1589548740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 International bioeconomy development group to expand its South African initiative  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-bioeconomy-development-group-to-expand-its-south-african-initiative-2020-05-15 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Fri, 15 May 2020 10:17:00 +0200 553601 1589531621 1589530620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Three companies to develop new lunar landing craft for Nasa astronauts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-companies-to-develop-new-lunar-landing-craft-for-nasa-astronauts-2020-05-15 Rebecca Campbell Defence & Aerospace Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552506 1589200612 1589493600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Boeing-led Australian consortium unveils major unmanned aircraft prototype https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boeing-led-australian-consortium-unveils-major-unmanned-aircraft-prototype-2020-05-15 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552505 1589200612 1589493600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Comair announces it has entered business rescue https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comair-has-announced-that-it-had-entered-business-rescue-2020-05-15 Rebecca Campbell Aviation Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552655 1589200612 1589493600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Rolls-Royce release virtual reality training system for business jet engines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolls-royce-release-virtual-reality-training-system-for-business-jet-engines-2020-05-14 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Thu, 14 May 2020 16:14:00 +0200 553546 1589466824 1589465640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872863_resized_thumbnailimage00110224.jpg An image of the BR725 engine on an aircraft, taken from the VR training programme 511 287 South Africa amends arms export document after inspection row https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-amends-arms-export-document-after-inspection-row-2020-05-13 Reuters DEFENCE Wed, 13 May 2020 15:22:00 +0200 553366 1589376169 1589376120 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Trade union blasts Denel over failure to make required payments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-union-blasts-denel-over-failure-to-make-required-payments-2020-05-08 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Fri, 08 May 2020 15:42:00 +0200 552930 1588946684 1588945320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Paramount Group donates face masks to SANDF https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paramount-group-donates-face-masks-to-sandf-2020-05-08 Donna Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 08 May 2020 14:15:00 +0200 552908 1588941931 1588940100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rolls-Royce highlights Covid-19 impact on its civil aerospace business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolls-royce-highlights-covid-19-impact-on-its-civil-aerospace-business-2020-05-08 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Fri, 08 May 2020 11:17:00 +0200 552860 1588932909 1588929420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Plight of African airline industry even worse than previously believed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plight-of-african-airline-industry-even-worse-than-previously-believed-warns-iata-2020-05-08 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551680 1588593309 1588888800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Global aviation sector wants measures to help restart air travel and protect jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-aviation-sector-wants-measures-to-help-restart-air-travel-and-protect-jobs-2020-05-08 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551603 1588593309 1588888800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Parliament wants reports on aircraft accidents while supporting SANDF deployments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliament-wants-reports-on-aircraft-accidents-while-supporting-sandf-deployments-2020-05-08 Rebecca Campbell Defence Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551513 1588593310 1588888800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 G4S orders 25 000 cloth masks through Proudly SA portal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/g4s-orders-25-000-cloth-masks-through-proudly-sa-portal-2020-05-07 Tasneem Bulbulia COVID-19 Thu, 07 May 2020 16:40:00 +0200 552784 1588862770 1588862400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Armscor to break even in 2020, Castle of Good Hope requests relief https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/armscor-to-break-even-in-2020-castle-of-good-hope-requests-relief-2020-05-06 Marleny Arnoldi DEFENCE/TOURISM Wed, 06 May 2020 14:52:00 +0200 552583 1588772453 1588769520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870825_resized_castleofgoodhope1022.jpg Castle of Good Hope, in the Western Cape 511 287 Alternative rocket propulsion system experimentally demonstrated for first time https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-rocket-propulsion-system-experimentally-demonstrated-for-first-time-2020-05-05 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Tue, 05 May 2020 14:30:00 +0200 552419 1588682670 1588681800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nasa orders new rockets for its new crewed Moon programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nasa-orders-new-rockets-for-its-new-crewed-moon-programme-2020-05-05 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Tue, 05 May 2020 14:27:00 +0200 552418 1588682480 1588681620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870412_resized_image0011022.jpg 511 287 Boeing unveils major UAV project in Australia https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boeing-unveils-major-uav-project-in-australia-2020-05-05 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Tue, 05 May 2020 14:23:00 +0200 552417 1588682157 1588681380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870406_resized_thumbnailimage00110223.jpg 511 287 Zimbabwe border fence completed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-border-fence-completed-2020-05-04 Donna Slater SECURITY Mon, 04 May 2020 16:31:00 +0200 552325 1588883459 1588602660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Airbus announces modification to allow airlines to take cargo on their passenger decks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-announces-modification-to-allow-airlines-to-take-cargo-on-their-passenger-decks-2020-05-04 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Mon, 04 May 2020 15:13:00 +0200 552308 1588598616 1588597980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870154_resized_airbus1022.jpg Cargo pallets locked on to cabin floor seat tracks on an Airbus airliner 511 287 Nasa announces the three companies to develop new lunar landing craft for astronauts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nasa-announces-the-three-companies-to-develop-new-lunar-landing-craft-for-astronauts-2020-05-04 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Mon, 04 May 2020 11:07:00 +0200 552257 1588583847 1588583220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870039_resized_blueoriginhlslanderdeaemoon1022.jpg An artist’s impression of the Blue Origin Integrated Lander Vehicle on the Moon 511 287 Boeing reports significant impacts on business from Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boeing-reports-significant-impacts-on-business-from-covid-19-2020-04-30 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Thu, 30 Apr 2020 11:34:00 +0200 552088 1588242243 1588239240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000869656_resized_thumbnailimage00110221.jpg A Boeing 777 in the colours of Angolan airline TAAG 511 287 Companies which will develop Nasa’s new crewed lunar lander to be announced soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-which-will-develop-nasas-new-crewed-lunar-lander-to-be-announced-soon-2020-04-30 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:28:00 +0200 552017 1588232272 1588199280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000869495_resized_picture1022.jpg An artist’s impression of the fully assembled Gateway space station orbiting the Moon, with (top) an Orion spacecraft docked with it 511 287 Airbus reports first quarter results hit by Covid-19 pandemic https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-reports-first-quarter-results-hit-by-covid-19-pandemic-2020-04-29 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Wed, 29 Apr 2020 12:15:00 +0200 551938 1588155994 1588155300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Denel reports staff previously trapped in Spain are safely home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-reports-staff-previously-trapped-in-spain-are-safely-home-2020-04-28 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Tue, 28 Apr 2020 16:17:00 +0200 551851 1588084391 1588083420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Boeing ends JV agreement with Embraer, sparking acrimony https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boeing-ends-jv-agreement-with-embraer-sparking-acrimony-2020-04-28 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Tue, 28 Apr 2020 12:42:00 +0200 551806 1588074989 1588070520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SANDF calls on reservists, not yet mobilised, to contact their units https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandfcalls-on-reservists-not-yet-mobilised-to-contact-their-units-2020-04-23 Rebecca Campbell COVID-19 Thu, 23 Apr 2020 15:44:00 +0200 551528 1587650666 1587649440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Huge increase in number of military personnel being deployed to help counter Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/huge-increase-in-number-of-military-personnel-being-deployed-to-help-counter-covid-19-2020-04-23 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:53:00 +0200 551464 1587633884 1587631980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 On-standby SANDF to provide field hospitals in fight against coronavirus https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/on-standby-sandf-to-provide-field-hospitals-in-fight-against-coronavirus-2020-04-23 News24Wire Defence & Aerospace Thu, 23 Apr 2020 08:10:00 +0200 551423 1587649248 1587622200 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868247_resized_sandfdefenceforcearmysoldierscyrilramaphosa110220191022.jpg 511 287