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New gallery: AAD 2012 air show

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The final two days (September 22 and 23) of the 2012 Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition were open to the public...

New gallery: AAD 2012 capability demonstration

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During the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 exhibition held at AFB Waterkloof between September 19 and 23, the South African National Defence...

AAD 2012 gallery

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Click here to access the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 gallery, featuring nearly 100 photos taken during Africa's largest defence exhibition.

AAD2012’s photographic competition

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The judging is complete and ten finalists have been chosen from more than 65 entries received. The awards will be made at...

OTT showcases new products

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OTT Technologies recently unveiled three new vehicles for export, allowing it to offer potential customers a full range of vehicles for civil...

Winning with defenceWeb

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DefenceWeb proved to be a popular brand at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition, and not just because of its exceptional editorial...

Ukrainian/South African joint effort to upgrade former Soviet radars in Africa

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A new company based in Ukraine but also operating out of Johannesburg, AMC Engineering and Trade (PTY) LTD, plans to upgrade Soviet-designed...

AAD Mobility Demonstration showcases mean machines

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Mean machines driven by rough riders is one way of describing the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 Mobility Demonstration, where vehicles...

AAD 2012 sees high turnout

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More than 40 000 trade visitors from 28 countries attended the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 exhibition at Air Force Base...

Industrial Automotive Design partners with Streit Group, launches new vehicle

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Industrial and Automotive Design (IAD) South Africa has launched a new protected vehicle, the Nyoka Mk 2, and announced a joint venture...

SANDF showcases its abilities at AAD

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) used a good part of its current arsenal to impress visitors on the second trade...

Wide variety of Russian defence technology on display at AAD 2012

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Russia has been taking part in Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD), Africa's largest defence and security exhibition, since 2000. This year, the...

Address by Minister of Defence & Military Veterans

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Address by Minister of Defence & Military Veterans, Hon. NN Mapisa-Nqakula, at the Africa Aerospace & Defence exhibition gala dinner, Kyalami, 20...

Strong Russian presence at AAD

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A large number of Russian defence and paramilitary equipment suppliers are displaying at the seventh Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition currently...

Strong Russian presence at AAD

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A large number of Russian defence and paramilitary equipment suppliers are displaying at the seventh Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition currently...

Denel Aviation and Irkut sign cooperation agreement

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Denel Aviation and Russia's Irkut Corporation today ceremonially signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) show, which...

Namibia Police Air Wing takes delivery of new Eurocopter EC145

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Namibia's Police Force (NAMPOL) today took delivery of a new Eurocopter EC145 helicopter at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition currently...

China on the rise – the case for AAD

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This week marks the seventh Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition and the return of the exhibition to its traditional base at...

Denel acquires LMT Holdings

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Denel has acquired a majority stake in a local vehicle engineering and manufacturing company, LMT Holdings, strengthening its position as a leading...

Ten Denel Rooivalk combat helicopters now ready for operations with SAAF

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Two more upgraded and operation-ready Rooivalk helicopters have been added to the South African Air Force by Denel Aviation, earlier this month....

BAE Systems debuts latest RG35 model at Africa Aerospace and Defence

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BAE Systems today launched the latest 6x6 variant of the RG35 family of vehicles – the RG35 multi-purpose blast protected fighting vehicle...

Denel Aviation and Russian Helicopters sign agreement on maintenance hub in South Africa

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Denel and Russian Helicopters today signed an agreement to create a helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul hub in Africa. The agreement was...

AAD is officially open for business

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Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa–Nqakula officially opened the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 exhibition at Waterkloof Air Force...

Reutech Communications and Cellcrypt to deliver secure communications to South African military and civilian...

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Reutech Communications and Cellcrypt have announced that they will collaborate to deliver a secure telecommunications platform to Southern African Government Agencies. Under the...

BAE Systems debuts new tactical turrets

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BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa today unveiled new versions of its SD-ROW and TRT remotely operated gun turrets, which will be...

Defence Minister to open AAD 2012

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa – Nqakula, will officially open this year's Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition...

Tellumat to display its technologies at AAD

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South African defence and communication electronics company, Tellumat, will be exhibiting its defence, air traffic management, communications and electronic manufacturing technologies at...

Saab bringing 340 MSA to AAD

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Saab is bringing its Saab 340 Maritime Security Aircraft (MSA) to the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition later this month, in...

Rheinmetall outlines African Aerospace & Defence exhibits

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South Africa is regarded as the regional superpower of Sub-Saharan Africa. Further reinforcing its role as an influential and responsible player on...

defenceWeb launching pioneering defence news app at AAD

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This year's edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition promises to be the biggest in the event's 14 year history,...

New armoured vehicle to be unveiled at AAD

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A joint venture between Saudi Groups and South Africa's Industrial and Automotive Design (IAD) will unveil the Noyka Mk 2 armoured vehicle...

defenceWeb launching pioneering defence news app at AAD

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This year's edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition promises to be the biggest in the event's 14 year history,...

Paramount Group to demonstrate technology, new product at AAD 2012

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Aerospace and defence company Paramount Group will be showcasing some of its most advanced defence technology at the Africa Aerospace and Defence...

Denel products to be showcased at AAD

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Defence manufacturer Denel will use the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition (AAD) in Tshwane later this month to showcase the unique quality...

20 000 trade visitors, 28 countries exhibiting at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012

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Approximately 20 000 trade visitors and 116 VIP delegations are expected to visit the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 exhibition outside...

SA defence industry carries 15 000 jobs

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The South African defence industry employs more than 15 000 people and contributes more than R12 billion in turnover per year to...