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SAAMDEC invited to take part in India’s International Police Expo

The South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Export Council (SAAMDEC) has been invited to take part in India’s International Police Expo and India Homeland...

Liquidity constraints hurting Denel Vehicle Systems

Denel Vehicle Systems struggled with production in 2018/19 due to the liquidity crisis at Denel and posted a R217 million loss for the year. Revenue...

Contextual risk; the best form of defence when confronting uncertainty

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During the Cold War things were relatively simple: Everyone knew who the likely opponents were and could develop strategies and forces on that basis....

Denel Dynamics loss widens

Missile and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) solutions house Denel Dynamics nearly doubled its losses in the 2018/19 financial year to more than R400 million...

Denel reports R1.9 billion loss

State-owned defence conglomerate Denel reported an operating loss of R1.9 billion and net loss of R1.75 billion for the year to March 31, with...

Solid financial performance from Alaris

Alaris Holdings delivered a strong financial performance announcing a 25% profit increase from R32,9 million to R41,1 million in the year ending 30 June. Group...

Nigeria unveils new APC

The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) has unveiled a new locally developed armoured personnel carrier, the Ezugwu. It is named after Major General Victor...

DA requests report on failed Denel contract with Chad

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will apply for access to the preliminary investigation report into a Denel contract to supply armoured vehicles to Chad to...

Is Denel too strategic to fail?

Denel, once a promising conglomerate perceived as a potential major in the aerospace and defence (A&D) sector, is currently facing deep troubles. Although the group...

AAD 2020 officially launched

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


Check before you speak, Minister!

South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...