In this week’s edition, on the continent, Egypt requests the sale of a $417 million Maritime Domain Awareness system, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems launches Egypt’s fourth Type 209 submarine and confirms local frigate production, the Nigerian Air Force graduates yet more pilots, Ocea launches a new hydrographic survey vessel for the Nigerian Navy, the United States donates vehicles to Ethiopia and Kenya and Somali pirates release their final hostage.
In SANDF news, discrepancies emerge in Ministerial reports on the Harare flight, for which ANC is billed R105 000, the South African Air Force commissions Cuban graduates, SAAF chief Fabian Msimang bows out and there is a call for drones for the Free State-Lesotho border.
In company news, investigations are underway after a lone suspect robs the Armscor building, Denel staff face more uncertainty over salary payments, and Paramount Aerospace grows support for the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company under a new adversary air training contract.
00:01:34 – Egypt requests sale of $417 million Maritime Domain Awareness system
00:02:28 – TKMS launches Egypt’s fourth Type 209 submarine and confirms local frigate production
00:03:09 – Nigerian Air Force graduates yet more pilots
00:03:51 – Ocea launches new hydrographic survey vessel for the Nigerian Navy
00:04:58 – US donates vehicles to Ethiopia, Kenya
00:05:59 – No more hostages held by Somali pirates
00:06:40 – ANC billed R105 000 plus for SAAF jet flight
00:08:47 – South African Air Force commissions Cuban graduates
00:09:25 – SAAF chief bows out
00:10:22 – Call for drones on Free State-Lesotho border
00:12:19 – Three investigations underway into Armscor robbery
00:13:15 – Some Denel salary outlooks not encouraging
00:13:52 – Paramount Aerospace grows support for ATAC under new adversary air training contract