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Maritime Security

France sees continued benefits in patrolling southern oceans

The Nivose in Cape Town.As part of a patrol mission to the French Southern and Antarctic Territories, French Navy (Marine Nationale) surveillance frigate Le Nivôse (F732) made a routine port call to Cape Town from its naval base of Port des Galets in Reunion Island.


Innovation is key to African maritime security - Paramount

Nautic Africa vessels.Africa’s maritime domain is vast, with far-ranging security challenges on an almost individual state basis. Arguing for a blanket solution to all maritime security issues is unrealistic, as it is simply not in the interest of every African country to address every maritime security issue.


Maritime piracy and armed robbery hits 22 year low in 2017 – IMB

Maritime piracy down IMBA total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report.

Ex Oxide wraps up

Exercise Oxide 2017The joint Franco/South African naval exercise Oxide off La Reunion has finished with both training and live exercise phases going according to schedule.

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Company News

  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.