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SA Defence Industry strategy publication on the way

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It’s been two years since the National Defence Industry Council (NDIC) was launched and its strategy for the South African defence industry going forward...

Denel seeking new Group COO

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State owned defence conglomerate Denel is looking for a new Group Chief Operations Officer (COO). The company has posted an advert for the position, with...

Understanding Assets: Using software and Augmented Reality to create a ‘Digital Twin’

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The fourth industrial revolution is the merging of the physical world with its digital representations, enabling organisations to adopt and integrate technologies to improve...

How government defence expenditure affects exchange rates

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One of the key aspects of fiscal policy is how it manages to influence the activity of government expenditure, in some cases unexpectedly, like in...

New leadership at Hensoldt Optronics

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Deon Olivier has been appointed as the new Chief Executive at Hensoldt Optronics (Pty) Ltd, which has ambitious plans to grow its turnover and...

RDM blast investigations still ongoing

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It’s been over six months since an explosion ripped through the Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) facility in the Western Cape, killing eight people, and...

Du Toit putting Denel back on track

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In just on two months new Denel group chief executive Danie du Toit has overseen a strategic review of the business and made headway...

Vehere expands into African market

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Vehere, a global technology solutions provider for homeland, defence and cyber security, is now expanding its footprint into the African market by establishing an...

DIF still raising capital, not yet able to offer loans

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The Defence Industry Fund (DIF), a South African defence industry initiative to provide funding for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMMEs), is now eight months...

Business as usual at Armscor

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The absence of a permanent chief executive has – and will not – impact on Armscor with the acting chief executive saying “the business...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...