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AAD Expo 2014

Fama K209 debuts in South Africa

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Fama Helicopters Africa has debuted the Kiss 209 twin-seat turbine helicopter in South Africa, with three more examples on their way from...

Delmon Aviation receives first DA 42 MPP GeoSTAR in South Africa

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South African company Delmon Aviation has taken delivery of the first Diamond DA 42 MPP NG aircraft in South Africa and will...

Gallery: AAD 2014

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300 companies and 13 national pavilions at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 drew in an estimated 45 000 trade visitors from across...

Nine Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters ordered during AAD 2014

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Bell Helicopter has received new customer commitments for fourteen Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters in southern Africa, with nine coming during...

Gallery: AAD 2014 mobility track

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Part of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2014 exhibition included a mobility track which gave vehicle manufacturers the chance to put...

Gallery: AAD 2014 air show day 2

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The second Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2014 air show day on September 21 started off cold and cloudy but soon turned...

Gallery: Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 air show

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20 September was the first of two air show days of the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 exhibition. Dozens of aircraft, including...

UK companies looking for South African partnerships at AAD

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United Kingdom defence and security companies at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition currently underway in Pretoria are looking for South African...

Denel using AAD to show high tech manufacturing ability

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State-owned defence industry group is using this week's Aerospace Africa and Defence (AAD) exhibition to reconfirm its continental leadership in the high-tech...

Russia looks to Africa to grow exports

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With over 600 Russian-built helicopters operating in Africa, Russia is keen to expand its repair and maintenance facilities on the continent. Director...

Boeing and Paramount ink cooperation agreement as Boeing expands African presence

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Boeing and Paramount Group cemented their recently announced cooperation agreement with a signing ceremony at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) show...

BAE Systems launches new RG vehicle

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BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa launched the latest addition to its RG series of mine protected vehicles, the RG21, at the...

Denel Land Systems launches new turret

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Denel Land Systems launched a new one-man turret, designed for the African market, at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2014 expedition...

Defence minister declares AAD 2014 open to 50 000 trade visitors

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Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula officially opened the 2014 edition of Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) at Air Force Base Waterkloof this morning,...

Embraer KC-390 prototype to fly later this year

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While it won't be at AAD in the flesh, as it were, illustrations of Embraer's new KC-390 are sure to turn heads...

Paramount gearing up for AAD 2014

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South Africa's biggest private defence and security company Paramount will have a major presence at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition...

Hovercraft company coming to AAD

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British company Griffon Hoverwork will be promoting its hovercraft at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) show next week, having established a...

Streit to have big presence at AAD following largest ever order from North Africa

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Streit Group will be promoting its armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) and other armoured vehicles at the Africa Aerospace and...

AAD 2014 sold out; 40 companies on the waiting list

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All the indoor and outdoor exhibition space at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2014 exhibition has been sold out and demand...

CSIR to show R&D at AAD

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The CSIR will use the AAD (Africa Aerospace and Defence) exhibition to showcase some of the latest strategic aerospace and defence science,...

Breakthrough in protected mobility coming at AAD

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A new medium-sized utility truck (MUT) will be launched by DCD Protected Mobility at AAD. Delegates and visitors to the 2014 event, from...

Reutech ready for AAD

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The Reutech group will again be at Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) to showcase successful developments completed over the past two years. "Our...

AAD 2014 organisers confident of a full house

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With seven months to go before the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) defence and security exhibition opens its doors for business, 85%...

Seven national pavilions so far for AAD

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Switzerland is the latest addition to the list of countries that will be using national pavilions to showcase defence and security equipment...

Six national pavilions confirmed for AAD 2014

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The importance of Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) to the international defence industry can, with just under nine months before gates open...