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  1. Steel to be cut on Project Hotel vessel this year

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ...  The South African Navy has ordered three inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) from Damen Shipyards Cape Town under Project Biro, but still has a requirement for three offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). Delpaul ...
    Monday, 29 October 2018
  2. AAD attendance down this year

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... was a sign of just how difficult the economic situation is, locally and globally. Combined with a lack of funded local acquisition projects, Project Hotel and an abbreviated Project Biro notwithstanding ...
    Thursday, 11 October 2018
  3. SA defence technology highlighted at AAD despite low defence budget

    Category: Joint/Military Art & Science

    ... at Jane’s by IHS Markit. “While major procurement programmes such as the infantry fighting vehicle acquisition under Project Hoefyster are in progress, and the initial phase of the Project Biro patrol ...
    Tuesday, 18 September 2018
  4. Navy looks backwards for future acquisitions

    Category: Joint/Military Art & Science

    ... (Project Biro). These acquisitions were only possible by tying the purchases into the broader Operation Phakisa objectives to fast-track development of the ocean economy. With much of the construction ...
    Wednesday, 06 June 2018
  5. OSI to supply Project Biro navigation, mission management and tracking systems

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Canadian company OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has signed of a contract with Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) in support of Project Biro to supply various systems for the three new inshore patrol vessels ...
    Wednesday, 06 June 2018
  6. Maritime defence in the same boat as air and land – short-funded

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... the SA Navy does currently not have a dedicated inshore patrol vessel capability and will have to wait at least another three to four years in terms of Project Biro before the first of three inshore patrol ...
    Tuesday, 17 April 2018
  7. Simon’s Town dockyard remains an Armscor asset – Mapisa-Nqakula

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... vessels for the SA Navy to rejuvenate the national shipbuilding industry”. Mapisa-Nqakula told Marais: “The tenders relating to projects Hotel (hydrographic vessel) and Biro (in- and offshore patrol ...
    Monday, 16 April 2018
  8. Armscor finally orders inshore patrol vessels for SA Navy

    Category: Sea/Sea

    State defence acquisition agency Armscor has placed an order for three inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) from Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) under the SA Navy’s Project Biro. The project will run for six ...
    Tuesday, 27 February 2018
  9. Feature: The South African naval shipbuilding industry

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... Navy’s Project Biro for inshore/offshore patrol vessels. The Navy is also looking to acquire three inshore and three offshore patrol vessels, but there is still no finalisation of the main contractor - ...
    Friday, 09 February 2018
  10. South Africa boosts naval capabilities but can it afford an expansion?

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... for the construction of three Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) and three Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) under Project Biro. Of all the arms of the Apartheid-era SA armed forces, the South African Navy ...
    Wednesday, 07 February 2018

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