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Paramount showcases new brand, emphasises global presence

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Paramount, now headquartered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), unveiled its new logo and brand at the IDEX 2023 exhibition currently underway in Abu...

Hensoldt South Africa’s presence at IDEX 2023 highlights importance of Middle Eastern market

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Hensoldt South Africa is presenting an extensive portfolio of products at the IDEX 2023 exhibition in Abu Dhabi as it continues to focus on...

Etion Create out in force at IDEX under Reunert umbrella

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Pretoria-based electronics company Etion Create is out in force at the IDEX 2023 exhibition in the United Arab Emirates – the first time it...

SAAMDEC integral to SADI at IDEX

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The South African defence industry’s (SADI’s) participation in next week’s IDEX (International Defence Exhibition and Conference) in Abu Dhabi is important because countries in...

dtic doing it for SADI at IDEX

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Eleven South African defence industry (SADI) companies will be in the Middle Eastern emirate Abu Dhabi next week (20 to 24 February) with Department...

Denel going big at IDEX

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Denel maintains it’s open for business and will use IDEX in the Abu Dhabi emirate of the UAE (United Arab Emirates) later this month...

SAMIM “neutralising terrorists”

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The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC’s) Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM) has made progress against insurgents in Cabo Delgado province, neutralised terrorists and seizing weapons...

Feature: Unravelling the origins of Mozambique’s insurgency

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Political and economic exclusion, poverty and radicalisation came together to create the insurgency in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, and although military intervention has driven...

SAMIM takes out three ASWJ bases

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In addition to overrunning three Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) bases, SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM) forces rescued eight women and five children believed...

More transparency needed from Rwanda, Mozambique on counter-insurgency – Louw-Vaudran

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External military forces in the insurgent-torn Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique have done an effective job so far in quelling a brutal Islamist...

SAMIM marks milestones in counter-insurgency fight

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In its first official communique since deploying a regional force to Mozambique just on four months ago, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) says...

Repurposing of SANDF needed to tackle terrorism and border insecurity – Kobus Marais

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The insurgency by Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) in northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado has provided an opportunity for Southern African Development Community (SADC) member...

Top SADC official calls on SAMIM

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A visit by the executive secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to troubled Mozambique, where the regional bloc has deployed a multi-national...

SA C-in-C authorises Mozambique deployment for three more months

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The South African flag will remain part of the SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM) until at least mid-January. President Cyril Ramaphosa as Commander-in-Chief of the...

Shadow defence minister highlights importance of South Africa’s role in Cabo Delgado

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South Africa has an economic and regional interest in securing Cabo Delgado from the insurgency led by Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ), according to...

As pressure increases, Cabo Delgado militants scatter into East Africa

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Shaky cellphone videos captured the scene of a lone terrorist engaged in a shootout with police on the streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,...

Less than a month to go until defenceWeb event on countering Mozambique’s insurgency

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In less than a month’s time, defenceWeb will be hosting a virtual event on regional and international efforts to counter the insurgency in Mozambique,...

EU NavFor Somalia ready to assist EUTM Mozambique

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Two European Union (EU) missions on the eastern side of Africa are in discussion on how best to assist in hotspot Mozambique. The European bloc...

Cabo Delgado insurgency is far from over – Opperman

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The introduction of external security forces into Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province has proven pivotal in the battle to reclaim the region from an Islamist...

EU Military Training Mission in Mozambique set to start operations

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The European Union (EU) Council has launched the European Union Military Training Mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique), the Council announced on 15 October. “The mission...

Traditional terrorism could mean trouble for security forces in Mozambique – Opperman

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Globalisation, more traditional forms of terrorism and a lack of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) could be major vulnerabilities to the Southern African Development...

UNICEF concerned about child soldier reports from Mozambique

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The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) added its voice to that of Human Right Watch regarding “worrying reports” of child soldiers in Mozambique. “Unverified video material...

SAMIM extended – new timeframe not known

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Soldiers from five Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries will be in Mozambique for longer than the original three month deployment announced by...

Mozambique president calls on insurgents to surrender after key militant killed

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Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi urged Islamist militants in its far north to surrender on Monday, saying they had nowhere to run, after allied Rwandan,...

ASWJ leader succumbs in SAMIM offensive

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Thorough debriefing following a SAMIM (SADC Mission in Mozambique) offensive on an Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) base south of Chitama late last month...

Children forced into soldiering in Mozambique – HRW

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An Islamic State (ISIS) linked armed group in northern Mozambique reportedly kidnaps boys to fight government forces in violation of the international prohibition on...

SAMIM reduces terrorist base to “rubble”, kills 17

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The southern African regional military force in Mozambique mounted a successful operation against Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) at the weekend, eliminating a base...

Paramount-supplied military hardware displayed in Mozambique

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Newly acquired military hardware has been displayed by Mozambique during the country’s armed forces day celebrations, including Marauder armoured personnel carriers and Mi-8/17, Mi-24...

Rwanda, Lesotho contingents visit soldiers deployed to Cabo Delgado

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Senior military officials from Rwanda and Lesotho have visited their deployed troops in Cabo Delgado as part of their efforts to counter Mozambique’s insurgency. The...

SAMIM captures insurgent training base in Cabo Delgado

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM) has captured an Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) insurgent base South of Messalo River...

SAMIM stabilises parts of Cabo Delgado as next round of US Mozambican military training...

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Armed soldiers conducting almost continuous patrols have, according to the SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM), brought calm and stability to at least three areas...

SADC urged to prepare for long ‘slog’ of counterinsurgency in Mozambique

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As Mozambique’s neighbours in Southern Africa join its four-year fight against insurgents in the Cabo Delgado region, observers are celebrating early gains while warning...

Military force alone won’t solve Mozambique’s insurgency

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Tackling the root causes behind Mozambique’s insurgency is the only way to provide a lasting solution, experts have said. Counterterrorism in Mozambique was one of...

Gain critical insight into regional and international efforts to counter Mozambique’s insurgency

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The insurgency in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province has killed more than 3 000 people and displaced 800 000 since it began in 2017. The...

Keynote address by Secretary for Defence, Sonto Kudjoe, Aerospace and Defence Masterplan webinar 25...

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Programme director Captains of industry Members of the South African National Defence Force Defence attaches and foreign military representatives Members of the media Ladies and gentlemen Welcome to the inaugural...

defenceWebinar number one goes live tomorrow

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defenceWeb’s first major foray into the world of virtual conferencing takes place tomorrow – Tuesday, 25 May – with more than 270 signed up...

Key opportunities exist for South Africa in the space sector

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The South African space sector holds a number of opportunities for local companies, notably small satellite design, manufacture and launch and payload development. This is...

Aerospace and defence sector identifies viable investments

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The South African aerospace and defence sector has identified a number of commercially viable investments over the next five years, with firms open to...

Aerospace and Defence Masterplan pillars for action set out industry goals and responsibilities

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The Aerospace and Defence Masterplan has developed a number of clear goals and plans of action for the stabilisation and development of the South...

Aerospace and Defence Masterplan highlights projects that could stabilise the defence industry

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Several projects could contribute in important ways to ensuring the stabilisation and survival of the South African defence industry, including an upgraded Rooivalk, Ratel...

Aerospace and Defence Masterplan sees big potential for civil aviation sector

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused carnage in the commercial and civil aviation sector, but the shakeup resulting from the pandemic also presents new opportunities...

Aerospace and Defence Masterplan identifies short-term revenue opportunities

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The Aerospace and Defence Masterplan document has identified a number of pending export opportunities that could begin to generate revenues within 18 months for...

South African defence industry could double exports within 18 months

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The South African defence industry has not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic like the aerospace sector has and could double exports within 12...

South African companies commit to grow aerospace and defence sectors under new Masterplan

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More than a dozen South African aerospace and defence companies have made commitments to move their industries forward into growth as part of the...

defenceWeb the official exclusive online show daily partner for AAD 2020

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defenceWeb’s position as Africa’s leading defence news portal has been cemented again, with the publication awarded the title of Official Online Show Daily Partner...

AAD 2020 officially launched

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The 2020 edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition has been officially launched during a ceremony at the DSEI defence show in...

Milkor headlining at AAD 2020

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Milkor is the diamond sponsor for the 2020 edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition to be held at Waterkloof Air Force...

Paramount South Africa launched at AAD 2018

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Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace group, has announced the establishment of Paramount South Africa, a transformed black-owned enterprise that is designed...

US open for business at AAD 2018

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The United States officially opened its pavilion in Hangar 3 at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition on Wednesday with both...

President opens AAD 2018

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President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the 10th African Aerospace and Defence (AAD 2018) show at AFB Waterkloof today with hints that an...

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