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Delivery of first operational A-Darters scheduled for December

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Slow progress is being recorded with the long-delayed A-Darter air-to-air missile being manufactured by Denel Dynamics for the SA Air Force (SAAF), with delivery...

Financial and technical issues delay new SANDF equipment

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The latest Armscor annual report has revealed formidable hurdles faced by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in upgrading its equipment due to...

Armscor making little headway on Hoefyster and A-Darter projects

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There has been little forward movement on the Badger and A-Darter projects for the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), which is still in the...

SAAF still waiting on A-Darter missiles

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has only received a few practice A-Darter missiles from Denel Dynamics, and will not be getting combat capable...

Armscor trying to circumvent challenges at Denel

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Armscor is getting creative in dealing with the crisis at Denel by paying Denel’s suppliers directly, amongst other measures, as Denel battles to deliver...

Still no A-Darter missiles for the SAAF

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Denel Dynamics has been unable to deliver any production A-Darter air-to-air missiles to the South African Air Force (SAAF), forcing Armscor to contemplate contracting...

Still no clarity on Hoefyster

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Addressing the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans (PCDMV) this week, Armscor’s chief executive pointed out the agency’s core function was to acquire...

A-Darter type certification marks development completion

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A type certificate has been issued for the Denel Dynamics A-Darter fifth generation air-to-air missile, with qualification and certification concluding development of the weapon,...

Brazilian defence minister briefed on Denel Dynamics missile range

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Brazil’s Minister of Defence Fernando Azevedo was briefed by Denel Dynamics on its missile range, including the A-Darter, Umkhonto and Marlin, during his recent...

Brazilian defence minister brought up to speed on A-Darter project

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Brazil’s defence minister has visited Denel Dynamics to get an update on the A-Darter fifth-generation air-to-air missile that will be integrated onto the Brazilian...

Successes and challenges for Denel Dynamics

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Denel Group division Denel Dynamics recorded a R460 million loss for the 2017/2018 financial year in spite of progress with several programmes, including the...

A-Darter ready for launch

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Denel Dynamics recently completed its V3E Agile Darter (A-Darter) air-to-air missile qualification tests, making deliveries to the South African Air Force (SAAF)...

Successful A-Darter qualification flight test

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South African missile system house Denel Dynamics successfully completed the guided missile qualification test series for it's leading wingtip fifth generation Imaging...

Test pod assisting Denel’s missile programmes

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Denel Dynamics is successfully using an aircraft-mounted testing pod to cost effectively and quickly develop its missiles, including the A-Darter and Marlin....

Denel Dynamics’ financial year 2016/17 achievements

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While the A-Darter air-to-air missile project has not gone according to plan, Denel Dynamics is upbeat about a number of other developments...

A-Darter delivery two years late

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Armscor acknowledges in its latest annual report that the joint Brazil-South Africa short range air-to-air missile project has been "plagued" with delays...

Denel receives contract to integrate A-Darter onto Brazilian Gripens

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Although Brazil is a partner in the development of the A-Darter fifth generation air-to-air missile, Denel Dynamics only recently received a contract...

South African guided weapons

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South Africa's defence industry has a world renowned reputation for producing guided weapons, from unpowered bombs to surface-to-air missiles. Weapons like the...

First A-Darter missiles to be delivered in February

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The development of the A-Darter fifth generation short range air-to-air missile has reached the stage of industrialisation and subsequent production with first...

A-Darter contract moves missile programme forward

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Denel Dynamics has received a production contract for the A-Darter fifth-generation air-to-air missile from Armscor, which covers the production of missiles for...

Denel out in force at LAAD in Rio

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Opportunities for South African defence and security products in South and Latin America are growing and Denel is stepping up its marketing...

A-Darter undergoes further testing

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The A-Darter fifth generation air-to-air missile has undergone further testing, with a successful launch on Monday. During the most recent test, from a...

US company supplying cooling component on A-Darter

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American company Marotta Controls has been contracted to supply cooling components for the infrared seeker on Denel Dynamics' A-Darter air-to-air missile. Marotta will...

Brazil and South Africa seeking closer defence industry ties

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Brazil and South Africa are looking towards closer defence industry cooperation as they strive for better competitiveness on the international market, according...

SA and Brazil to collaborate on missiles post-A-Darter

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With the South African-Brazilian A-Darter air-to-air missile heading for production next year, prime contractor Denel Dynamics is looking to further cooperate with...

Defence minister’s visit strengthens SA-Brazil defence ties

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The visit to South Africa last week by Brazilian defence minister Celso Amorim has resulted in defence ties between the two countries...

Denel chasing orders worth R35 billion

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State owned defence company Denel is pursuing orders worth R35 billion and hopes to grow its revenue to more than R7 billion...

Denel successfully fires land-based Umkhonto surface-to-air missile

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Denel has successfully tested the land-based version of its Umkhonto surface-to-air (SAM) missile at the Denel Overberg Test Range, where the weapon...

A-Darter January flight tests successful

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The Denel Dynamics A-Darter 5th generation infra-red guided short range air-to-air missile is a step closer to production following a successful series...

Brazil expected to become top ten defence spender by 2016

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Brazil ranks number 11 in terms of global defence spending, but due to its annual growth of 20% it is expected to...

More hi-tech collaboration between SA and Brazil?

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Collaboration programmes between South Africa and Brazil could be the basis for future contracts of a similar nature pending the completion of...

A-Darter missile cooperation brings Brazilian minister to Denel

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Brazil's Minister of Science and Technology, Aloízio Mercadante, visited Denel yesterday in what Denel says is a step towards greater cooperation between...

Brazil president visits Denel

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The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, is visiting defence manufacturer Denel today to evaluate progress made on a joint missile development programme...

A Darter work continues

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The South African Air Force has awarded Denel a further R106 545.85 order for the development of the Denel Dynamics A-Darter 5th...

A-Darter successfully launched off SAAF Gripen

The South African Air Force (SAAF) has successfully test-fired a Denel Dynamics A-Darter fifth-generation short-range imaging infra-red air-to-air missile at the company's...

Sisulu praises A-Darter

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Defence minister Lindiwe Sisulu has partially lifted the veil on several South African National Defence Force projects in her second annual budget...

A-Darter for Gripen – and Hawk

The South African Air Force is to fit the fifth-generation A-Darter short-range imaging infra-red air-to-air missile currently under development at Denel Dynamics...

Engineering Academy of Learning

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Engineering technology leader, Denel Dynamics, is in the privileged and uncommon position of having not one or two, but an entire community of world-class...

Air-to-air missile achieves important milestone

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The A-Darter 5th generation air-to-air missile developed by an integrated South African-Brazilian team achieved an important milestone last week. The first series of programmed...