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New Streit armoured vehicle launched in South Africa

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The Streit Group chose South Africa to launch its newest vehicle, the Falcon armoured personnel carrier. It was launched at the Africa Aerospace and...

Tshwane targets Chinese companies for aerospace investment

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Tshwane is trying to attract Chinese investment into the aviation cluster in the city area. A senior Chinese aviation sector delegation drawn from...

CADG launches Helix optionally piloted ISR system

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Singapore-headquartered CADG has launched its Helix optionally piloted intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) system, using an ES-15 motor-glider and avionics supplied by...

Gallery: AAD air show 23 September 2018

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The second day of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) air show at Air Force Base Waterkloof on 23 September included a...

Gallery: AAD air show 22 September 2018

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The first air show day of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 exhibition at Air Force Base Waterkloof was held on...

From fighters to tanks – Bulgarian firm offers all

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Amid all the hustle and bustle at Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 is a little stand for Jotov & Son Ltd,...

Paramount South Africa launched with first new contract

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Paramount Group has announced the creation of Paramount South Africa to partner with local industry. Speaking at the African Aerospace and Defence Exhibition...

Kopter appoints Safomar Aviation as SA distributor

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Newcomer Swiss helicopter manufacturer Kopter Group have appointed Safomar Aviation as their South African distributor. The Kopter SH09 is a Swiss five to...

Crisis demands revamped South Africa defence sector – Paramount

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Effective collaboration between companies across South Africa's defence industry and lucrative export markets from Central Asia to Saudi Arabia offer a way...

Reutech’s Combat Net Radios being showcased at AAD

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Reutech division Reutech Communications will be showcasing its full range of secure Combat Net Radios at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD)...

Paramount and ST Engineering jointly market Belrex vehicles

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Paramount Group and Singapore's ST Engineering have announced they will collaborate on marketing the co-developed Belrex range of vehicles internationally. The Belrex Protected...

Paramount launches avionics suite for C-130

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South African defence company Paramount has launched its avionics suite upgrade service for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, one of the world's most...

Woman’s defence sector lobby group launched

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An officially endorsed organization has been launched to advance woman's interests in the South African defence sector. The South African Woman in...

Paramount South Africa launched at AAD 2018

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Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace group, has announced the establishment of Paramount South Africa, a transformed black-owned enterprise that is designed...

Paramount South Africa launched at AAD 2018

Dr Mathews Phosa, businessman and lawyer, has been appointed as the chairman of the new business. Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace group,...

Denel launches T5-52 self-propelled artillery system

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Denel Land Systems (DLS) officially launched its T5-52 truck-mounted self-propelled artillery system at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2018 exhibition on 20...

Rostec displays over 280 models of weapons and military equipment at...

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Russian state corporation Rostec is demonstrating over 280 models of weaponry and military equipment at the 2018 edition of the Africa Aerospace...

Paramount launches surveillance and intelligence network

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Paramount Group has launched its new scalable and modular Surveillance and Intelligence Network (SAINTS) at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2018 exhibition....

Paramount launches ‘Parabotics’ robotics competition

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Paramount Group has launched a new annual robotics competition entitled ‘Parabotics', open to high school pupils, college students and university undergraduates from...

Speech: Cyril Ramaphosa at the opening of AAD 2018

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Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the opening of the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, 19 September...

African operators select Honeywell’s Avionics Protection Plan

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Several Africa-based helicopter operators have selected Honeywell International's Avionics Protection Plan, including Heliconia of Morocco, Caverton of Nigeria and Titan Helicopters of...

Airbus to hold Little Engineer STEM education workshops at AAD 2018

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The Airbus Foundation, in partnership with the AAD Youth Development Programme (YDP) will host a series of Airbus Little Engineer workshops at...

SA defence technology highlighted at AAD despite low defence budget

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With the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition kicking off in Tshwane on 19 September, South Africa's defence industry is on display...

Denel showcasing RG41 at AAD 2018

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Denel will be showcasing its RG41 8x8 armoured vehicle at the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition in Tshwane this week. It is...

Milkor 4×4 ready for production

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South Africa's newest armoured personnel carrier, the Milkor 4x4, is ready for production after a rapid two-year development process. The vehicle, which will...

Etion Create launching new controller at AAD 2018

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Etion Create, recently rebranded from Parsec, will be launching its new VF370 Single Board Computer (SBC) at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD 2018)...

US pitching partnerships at AAD 2018

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African countries looking to strengthen national and economic security will find American manufacturers and suppliers equipped with a wide range of innovative...

National Defence Industry Council to present at AAD’s “speaking theatre”

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The Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition is just around the corner and a draft programme for the "speaking theatre" presentations shows...

Speech: Mapisa-Nqakula at AAD 2018 media breakfast

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Address by the minister of defence and military veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, on the occasion of the official media breakfast of the Africa...

Plans in place to manage traffic to AAD air show

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Thousands of aviation and defence enthusiasts will converge at Air Force Base Waterkloof for the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 exhibition...

Strong UK presence at AAD 2018

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"Innovation Partnership and Technology Transfer" are the main themes as UK companies exhibit a wide range of defence and security capabilities at...

Dassault Systemes to Showcase future factory tech at AAD

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Dassault Systèmes will share its vision of the factory of the future of the aerospace and defense industry at the Africa Aerospace...

Airbus to showcase products and partnerships at AAD2018

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Alongside its product portfolio, Airbus' South African industrial partnerships will be in the spotlight at the biennial African Aerospace & Defence 2018...

Cyber security to be under the spotlight at AAD 2018

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One of the new features at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition to be held at Air Force Base Waterkloof in September will...

AAD 2018 nearly booked out

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Almost all available indoor and outdoor exhibition space at Air Force Base Waterkloof has been booked out by exhibitors ahead of the...

Organisers gearing up for AAD 2018

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The organisers of biennial Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition are working hard in preparation for the September 2018 edition, and note...

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