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Hensoldt imaging turret to feature on Viking’s Guardian 400 world tour

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Hensoldt Optronics South Africa will be supplying the Argos electro-optical/infrared imaging turret for the Viking Air Guardian 400 special mission aircraft that will be...

France donates Epsilon trainer aircraft to Senegal

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Senegal’s Air Force has taken delivery of two Epsilon trainer aircraft from France, and will use them to train pilots at its Air Force...

Hiconnex reaches for the stars

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Interconnect system specialist Hiconnex is literally reaching for the stars and supplying components for several locally built satellites that have been launched into space. Hiconnex...

Mauritania receives CN235 transport

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Mauritania’s military has taken delivery of a second hand CN235 transport aircraft from the United Arab Emirates. The aircraft was delivered on 13 May in...

Angola receives final Su-30K fighters

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Angola has received the last of 12 Su-30K fighters from Belarus after they were upgraded by the 558th Aviation Repair Plant in conjunction with...

Business rescue underway for Ahrlac

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The Aerospace Development Corporation (ADC), which is developing the Ahrlac aircraft, is currently undergoing business rescue proceedings in order to ensure the sustainability of...

CSIR continues to refine active aerostat

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed what is most likely a completely unique active aerostat which it hopes to offer...

Nigerian Super Tucanos to be based at Kainji

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Nigeria will base its 12 new Super Tucano light attack/trainer aircraft at Kainji Air Base in the west of the country. This emerged from a...

Botswana acquires another C212

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) has acquired an additional C212 light transport aircraft, its second in two years. The aircraft was recently seen at Lanseria...

Election puts SAAF Museum airshow on hold

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) Museum at Air Force Base Zwartkop will not hold its annual air show on May 4 with national...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...