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  1. Defence Sector Charter awaits the attention of the Trade and Industry Minister

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... Manager: Marketing And Business Development at Armscor, which acted as the secretariat for the Defence Sector Charter steering committee. Charter steering committee chairman Trevor Mketi said in March ...
    Friday, 21 April 2017
  2. SANDF seeking to upgrade recovery vehicle capability

    Category: Land/Land

    ... was issued by state armaments acquisition agency Armscor in January. According to the RFI documents, the South African National Defence Force has registered a project to address the SA Army’s requirement ...
    Wednesday, 19 April 2017
  3. Military veterans rate a mention in Presidency statement on achievements, but SANDF doesn’t

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... It is currently ill-equipped regarding patrol forces and will acquire six new patrol vessels in terms of Project Biro. Armscor has announced Cape Town-based Damen Shipyards, part of the international Damen ...
    Thursday, 13 April 2017
  4. Armscor keeping mum on Project Hotel

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Armscor is keeping its cards close to the chest as regards a new hydrographic vessel for the SA Navy under Project Hotel and is not giving any indication of when construction on the new hull will start ...
    Thursday, 06 April 2017
  5. Armscor now has letter of tasking for VVIP aircraft acquisition

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Armscor has received a letter of tasking regarding procurement of a VVIP aircraft, the acquisition agency’s General Manager: Marketing And Business Development has confirmed. Responding to a defenceWeb ...
    Wednesday, 05 April 2017
  6. Forty-two A400Ms in service

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... Defence and Space and Armscor start and end with South Africa being repaid its R3.5 billion deposit for the airlifter. According to Airbus Defence and Space there are now 42 A400Ms in service and ...
    Monday, 03 April 2017
  7. Navy sees Projects Biro and Hotel being beyond the horizon

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... confirmed by Armscor. Negotiations with preferred bidders have commenced, with Armscor announcing the preferred bidders on 16 February. The plan is to complete negotiations and contracting before the end ...
    Wednesday, 22 March 2017
  8. Denel partnering with TKMS on upgrading SA Navy’s frigates and submarines

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... September 2016 was announced as being selected to take over the management of the dockyard, while Armscor will act as the procurement agency interfacing between the Navy and Denel ISM. The actual transfer ...
    Monday, 13 March 2017
  9. Armscor knows “nothing” about any new VVIP aircraft acquisition

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ...  The latest acquisition, according to the Sunday Times, has not been advertised and is also not listed on the Armscor website as it is being tailored for a specific supplier. “We have received ...
    Monday, 13 March 2017
  10. RDM qualifies extended range ammunition

    Category: Land/Land

    ... firings were split between the Denel test facility at the Overberg Test Range (OTR) and Armscor’s Alkantpan facility in Northern Cape. The firings took place during the second half of 2016 with environmental ...
    Friday, 10 March 2017
  11. Armscor seeking important submarine components

    Category: Sea/Sea

    State defence contracting agency Armscor has issued a request for offer (RFO) for the supply of spares for one of the South African Navy’s three submarines. According to the RFO, “Armscor Dockyard ...
    Friday, 10 March 2017
  12. Negotiations underway to finalise build of SA Navy’s new hydrographic vessel

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    As it enters the final negotiating stage for one part of South Africa’s second largest military equipment acquisition since democracy, Armscor is keeping its cards close to the chest and not disclosing ...
    Wednesday, 08 March 2017
  13. Armscor sustainability unit aims to build business

    Category: Industry/Industry

    Rakhee Ramgolam who heads up Armscor’s new sustainability unit as the defence and security agency’s turnaround project executive sees government to government business and a focus on developing a larger ...
    Friday, 03 March 2017
  14. Defence sector charter a fit-for-purpose document

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... such as military veterans. “We have achieved that – a dynamic and unique fit-for-purpose document,” the Armscor newsletter quotes him as saying. Isaac Motale, chair of the BEE, SMME and Skills ...
    Friday, 03 March 2017
  15. Simon’s Town dockyard still managed by Armscor

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The transfer of the Simon’s Town dockyard to Denel Integrated Systems and Maritime (DISM) is “a work in progress”. Armscor chief executive Kevin Wakeford writes in the acquisition agency’s latest ...
    Wednesday, 01 March 2017
  16. Wakeford on Armscor turnaround

    Category: Industry/Industry

    Armscor chief executive, Kevin Wakeford, maintains the defence and security acquisition agency’s turnaround process is well-defined and it will be “a streamlined, rejuvenated and refocused organisation ...
    Wednesday, 01 March 2017
  17. Defence budget up by three percent to R48.6 billion

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... at 44 as part of cost savings. The long-awaited naval acquisitions of in- and offshore patrol vessels are still on hold, notwithstanding Armscor having announced preferred bidders earlier this month. ...
    Thursday, 23 February 2017
  18. Southern African Shipyards using Vard design to meet SA Navy hydrographic requirement

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... Armscor announced that Damen Shipyards Cape Town has been selected as the preferred bidder to execute both the inshore and offshore patrol vessel contracts under Project Biro while Durban-based Southern ...
    Thursday, 23 February 2017
  19. Choppy waters ahead for Defence Sector Charter

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... charter as it currently stands. Armscor, acting as secretariat for the Defence Sector Charter, earlier this month announced the adoption of the document which now has to be signed off by Mapisa-Nqakula ...
    Tuesday, 21 February 2017
  20. Five SA Navy vessels in Durban for Armed Forces Day, but no frigate

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... do duty as an OPV. She is due to be replaced by one of three new purpose-built OPVs which Armscor has evaluating ahead of a preferred bidder announcement. Tenders have also been called by the state’s defence ...
    Friday, 17 February 2017

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