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Angola interested in Belarusian air defence systems

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Angola is apparently in discussions with Belarus over the acquisition of air defence systems worth $200 million. This is according to Belarusian media, which report...

The bullet stops here

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With the tagline of ‘The bullet stops here’, Krugersdorp-based Bullet Proofing Technologies (BPT) is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of body armour plates,...

ThoroughTec delivering more simulators to the SANDF

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South African simulation house ThoroughTec Simulation is delivering simulators to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) as part of several broader equipment acquisition...

Nigeria manufacturing light patrol vehicle

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The Nigerian Army is domestically manufacturing a light military patrol vehicle at a new facility that was recently launched by the head of the...

Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering a big user of Allison transmissions

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Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE), a joint venture between Paramount Group and Kazakhstan Engineering, is making use of Allison automatic transmissions for its armoured vehicle...

Keeping the skies safe – 35 mm Air Defence Artillery logistic support

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In the late 1960s, the former SADF acquired a substantial quantity of Oerlikon 35 mm anti-aircraft guns, together with radar-guided, Super Vledermaus Fire Control...

Military-grade explosion detection

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South African company ExploSpot is supplying fire and explosion suppression systems to the local defence industry, with its systems being installed on a number...

Denel Land Systems still grappling with Badger vehicle

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Denel Land Systems (DLS) is still battling with issues on the Badger infantry combat vehicle for the South African Army, which has seen delays...

Otokar targets African growth

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Turkish company Otokar is targeting growth in Africa, and is promoting its products at the Shield Africa defence exhibition in the Ivory Coast. “Africa is...

UN deploys RADA radars in Mali

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The United Nations' mission in Mali is using RADA radars to protect its bases by providing early warning against incoming projectiles. This is according to...

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