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Denel Aeronautics losing contracts

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Apart from voluntarily exiting the Airbus A400M components contracts to cut costs, Denel Aeronautics has lost its contracts with GKN and HondaJet due to...

Aeronautical Society gearing up for annual conference

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The Aeronautical Society of South Africa (AeSSA) is gearing up for its annual conference next week under the theme ‘African Aerospace – Innovation and...

A-Darter type certification marks development completion

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A type certificate has been issued for the Denel Dynamics A-Darter fifth generation air-to-air missile, with qualification and certification concluding development of the weapon,...

Kenyan C-27J deliveries imminent

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The Kenya Air Force is expected to soon take delivery of its three new C-27J Spartan transport aircraft, with Kenyan aircraft seen flying in...

US issues draft RFP for medevac aircraft for Rwanda

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The United States has issued a draft request for proposals (RFP) for the acquisition of medical evacuation (medevac) aircraft for Rwanda. The Federal Business Opportunities...

Nigerian Air Force ATR 42 undergoing maintenance in Germany

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has sent one of its ATR 42-500MP surveillance aircraft to Germany for maintenance as it works actively to keep...

Zambian C-27Js delivered

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It appears the Zambian Air Force has taken delivery of its two C-27J Spartan transport aircraft, after they were ordered in 2015. One of Zambia’s...

Parliament hears of parlous state of the Air Force

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) is in dire straits and operating in survival mode. With less than 49% of the required budget funded,...

Algeria orders more Su-30, MiG-29 fighters from Russia

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The Algerian Air Force will be receiving additional Su-30MKA and MiG-29M/M2 fighters from Russia after contracts worth nearly $2 billion were signed. Russian daily newspaper...

SAAF gearing up for 2019 Museum Air Show

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The South African Air Force Museum is set to host its annual air show  on Saturday 7 August at Air Force Base (AFB) Swartkop...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...