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  1. Armscor holds bidders meeting for frigate waterjet study

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Armscor recently held a bidders’ conference on the functional study for the improvement of the waterjet propulsion system on the South African Navy’s four Valour class frigates. The meeting took ...
    Wednesday, 21 June 2017
  2. Denel Land Systems upgrading SA Army G6s

    Category: Land/Land

    Denel Land Systems is in the process of executing an Armscor contract that will lead to an upgrade of the South African Army’s G6s to address obsolescence. In addition, Denel Land Systems is in ...
    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
  3. Exports crucial to survival of SA defence industry – AMD

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... Project Hoefyster for Badger infantry combat vehicles for the South Africa Army, while Armscor has announced projects Biro and Hotel for new offshore and inshore patrol vessels and a hydrographic survey ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  4. Armscor seeking inflatable body armour for the SA Navy

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Armscor is looking to acquire inflatable body armour for the South African Navy, and on 1 June issued a tender for approximately 100 buoyant armour jackets. Tender ELWS/2017/20 has a closing date ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  5. Top French military delegation visits South Africa

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... French Forces in the Southern Indian Ocean, Brigadier General Franck Reignier. Ambassador Farnaud, in his address to the guests, which included members of the South African defence industry, Armscor ...
    Thursday, 15 June 2017
  6. Is a replacement for 21 Squadron’s Falcon 900B on the way?

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... 900B. Armscor has confirmed it is “in the concept phase of the process and is busy with a project study based on user requirement received from the client (the SAAF)”. Lulu Mzili, Armscor general ...
    Wednesday, 14 June 2017
  7. AMD reveals plans for new industry fund

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... Director Simphiwe Hamilton said South Africa needed a dedicated Defence Industry Fund. The decision, he said, had been made on the official level and Armscor has been mandated to set up the fund. He ...
    Tuesday, 13 June 2017
  8. SecDef addresses co-operation between DoD and defence industry

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... in particular”. He said the relationship between the government agencies, such as Armscor and the DoD and the defence industry, notably as represented by AMD, had matured and improved over the years. ...
    Monday, 12 June 2017
  9. Armscor still not confirming bidders for projects Biro and Hotel

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    In February this year, Armscor announced two “preferred bidders” for what will be the second largest acquisition of defence equipment in democratic South Africa. Since then, government’s defence ...
    Friday, 09 June 2017
  10. 50 year service medal for Chief Reserves

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... we are going to hold other medal parades in quick succession because we want to give medals to deserving members in their communities. This is the first ...
    Monday, 05 June 2017
  11. Badger service entry on track for 2019

    Category: Land/Land

    ... success and one of the reasons for that is because Armscor, Denel and the South African Army created an integrated design team. Eight personnel from the end user are on Denel’s premises to assist with ...
    Friday, 02 June 2017
  12. Waterjets a focus area of Project Syne frigate upgrade

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    One of the items on the South African Navy’s four Valour class frigates that will receive attention during Project Syne, for their mid-life upgrade, will be the troublesome waterjet system. Armscor ...
    Thursday, 01 June 2017
  13. Advice for Armscor from Arms Deal investigators

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    While Armscor says it is still in the process of evaluating submissions, even though preferred bidders have been named for new SA Navy platforms, pertinent advice for the arms acquisition agency comes ...
    Wednesday, 31 May 2017
  14. Mapisa-Nqakula on NDIC work session

    Category: Joint/Government Affairs

    ... Steering Committee and Secretariat of the NDIC Our host, Denel SoC, the Chairperson of the Board and the A/Group CEO Members of the Plenary Staff Defence Council Members of the Board and CEO of Armscor ...
    Wednesday, 24 May 2017
  15. SANDF seeking water purification equipment

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    Armscor is looking to acquire water purification equipment for the South African Army to replenish depleted stock. In a tender issued on 2 May and closing on 2 June, Armscor said a requirement has ...
    Wednesday, 24 May 2017
  16. Mapisa-Nqakula tells workshop defence industry is essential for economic growth

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... the government departments to analyse and provide input. The document can be downloaded from the Department of Defence or Armscor websites. The strategy has four courses of action – business as usual, ...
    Friday, 19 May 2017
  17. Crystal ball gazing at the SA Navy’s new capabilities

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    In February Armscor made public the names of preferred bidders for new naval platforms, including a hydrographic vessel. Durban-based SA Shipyards was announced as the preferred bidder for the hydrographic ...
    Thursday, 18 May 2017
  18. Woman power on the Armscor board

    Category: Industry/Industry

    All three new additions to the Armscor board are women. They are Jeanette Ndlovu, Tinyiko Mhlari and Clarinda Simpson. The announcement was made by Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, who also ...
    Thursday, 18 May 2017
  19. Second term as Armscor chair for Mudimu

    Category: Industry/Industry

    Retired vice admiral Johannes Mudimu has been appointed Armscor chairman for a second three year term. The former chief of the SA Navy was named chairman of the state-owned defence and security ...
    Friday, 05 May 2017
  20. 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

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