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Civilian investment is the new driver in Research and Development

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Previously driven by military investment, Research and Development (R&D) in the defence industry is now driven by civilian investment, with the adoption of machine...

Bloodhound car needs to get through South African customs before breaking speed records

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The Bloodhound supersonic car will be arriving in South Africa in October this year where it will be driven by Andy Green in the...

CSIR developing synthetic aperture radar

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is developing synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology for aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and satellites. The Council...

CSIR continues to deliver DRFM devices

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) continues to deliver its Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) devices, used in electronic warfare applications, to...

Hovering into battle

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Although people have been flying for more than a century, personal flight remains elusive. Take for example Bell Aerosystems’ Rocket Belt, which was designed in...

US warhead destroys electronics, not buildings

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The U.S. Air Force has deployed at least 20 missiles equipped with payloads that can destroy military electronics. The missile uses high-power microwaves (HPMs)...

CSIR evolves surveillance camera

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed a lighter, cheaper and more compact version of its Otus surveillance camera, which is...

#Africa4Future Cape Town summit concludes on a high

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Participants in the latest Airbus BizLab and GIZ #Africa4Future challenge for innovative African aerospace and remote sensing startups met with experts, investors and other...

US Air Force lab achieves shockwave material breakthrough

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The US Air Force Research Laboratory, along with research partners at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Washington, are working to change the shape of materials...

CSIR develops explosion detection system

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed an explosion detection and active mitigation system designed to protect against threats such as...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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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...