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R240 billion for security cluster allocated in 2024 defence budget

More than R750 billion has been allocated to the security cluster over the next three years to up the ante in Government's fight against...

Delivery of first operational A-Darters scheduled for December

Slow progress is being recorded with the long-delayed A-Darter air-to-air missile being manufactured by Denel Dynamics for the SA Air Force (SAAF), with delivery...

Nigeria’s DICON resumes ammunition production as it continues expansion

The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) has resumed the production of ammunition and delivered four million rounds to the Nigerian Army last month...

Embraer and SNC demonstrate Super Tucano to Ghana Air Force

Embraer and the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have demonstrated their A-29 Super Tucano close air support, reconnaissance and trainer aircraft to the Ghana Air...

EU Red Sea naval operation will safeguard freedom of navigation

The third European Union (EU) naval operation off Africa – Aspides – was launched yesterday (Monday, 19 February) as a defensive maritime security effort...

SVI launches new protected truck cab

Vehicle armouring specialist SVI Engineering has launched a new armoured truck cab that aims to be one of the most cost effective on the...

South Sudan: some spoilers want peace to fail, putting 2024 elections at risk

South Sudan is expected to hold its first general election in December 2024. It became an independent state in 2011. The long overdue election is...
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In this episode of defenceWeb TV, we begin with an expert view on how crucial the South African defence industry is to maintaining South Africa's sovereignty. We then look at the impact of drone wars and what this means for the South African defence industry and for Milkor in particular after the first flight of its Milkor 380 UAV. And finally, following President Cyril Ramaphosa's launch of the Border Management Authority on 5 October, we examine if the newly established entity will be able to achieve its mandate. https://www.youtube.com/@defenceWebSA  

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In this episode of defenceWeb TV, we begin with an expert view on how crucial the South African defence industry is to maintaining South...

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