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SANDF opens R30m peace centre

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The centre will allow leaders to role-play scenarios and study lessons learned during previous peace missions.The military has opened a hi-tech Peace...

BAE announces FRES team

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In this World Wide Wrap: BAE announces FRES team, Boeing demonstrates FAB-T multi-terminal link, US Army orders hi-tech tanks, and Raytheon wins...

A million rand a shot

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The SA Army will make history next week when its air defence artillery lets fly with missiles.Barely two weeks after a shooting...

SANDF training area gets wired

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Dimension Data and Comsol Technology will add realism to the training given to SANDF peacekeepers.Communication Solutions (Comsol) and Dimension Data have implemented...

Did software kill soldiers?

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Questions are being asked about the role a software glitch may have played in Friday`s shooting disaster.The National Defence Force is probing...

Army awards simulator contract

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ThoroughTec will develop a set of simulators for the Army`s Badger infantry combat vehicle.The South African Army, through Denel Land Systems (DLS),...

Bradley gets a makeover

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In this World Wide Wrap: Bradley gets a makeover, Airbus Military selects Thales, Air Force team wins award, and Raytheon lands deal....

Hi-tech missile turret on show

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A South African and UAE-developed missile turret has gone on show in the Middle East.A new missile turret bristling with advanced electronics...

Army`s missile buy benefits Fulcrum

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Milan is the world`s best used anti-tank missile, Fulcrum saysFulcrum Solutions, the niche applied-IT provider, is a major beneficiary of the SA...

IBM joins US Future Combat Systems project

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In this IT in defence World Wide Wrap: IBM joins US Future Combat Systems project, Northrop Grumman to equip Nato NE-3A Aircraft,...

Army uses tech to prevent fratricide

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GSM and satellite technology will tell commanders exactly where their troops are.Commanders at Exercise Young Eagle, the SA Army`s annual exam for...

Saab markets local vehicle defence tech

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From science fiction to battlefield fact, SA technology can now shoot down rocket propelled grenades before they hit their target.Saab, the Swedish...

USA army calls for hardware

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In this IT in defence World Wide Wrap: USA army calls for hardware, growing IT defence budgets, and gaming for soldiers. USA...

Tellumat Group to exhibit at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2008

The defence group showcased military applications for its wireless and telecoms solutions and manufacturing.Tellumat, a leading independent South African defence, communications and...

Cops unveil 419 Web site

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The police are planning to introduce a Web site to warn the public about 419 scams.The SA Police Service (SAPS) will launch...

Mindspeed sells non-core patents

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In this World Wide Wrap: Mindspeed sells non-core patents, Rivulet signs Choicecomm, and Tw telecom deploys Ethernet for Loni. Mindspeed sells non-core...

Google bugs empower phishermen

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In today`s technology roundup: Google bugs empower phishermen, defence ministry and EDS lose data, bank turmoil fuels phishing boom, spam attack halts...

Nasa advances RFID project

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In this World Wide Wrap: Nasa advances RFID project, RFID ID cards problematic, and Scandinavia receives RFID solution.   Nasa advances RFID...

Ansys `under-performs` in interims

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The company reports a decrease in revenue during the first half of the year.AltX-listed defence and transport technology company Ansys has confirmed...

New gallery: Rand Show 2013

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The 2013 Rand Show was held between March 29 and April 1 at Nasrec south of Johannesburg. The South African National Defence...

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