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Call for Papers: AAD 2024 Conference seeks leading-edge defence presentations

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defenceWeb is pleased to announce the organisation of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2024 Conference, taking place from 18 to 20 September 2024....

AAD 2024 to feature energy, general aviation, and drone hubs

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The twelfth edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition in September this year will host several hubs to showcase the latest innovations...

AAD exhibition space already half taken

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With just over six months before the AAD (Africa Aerospace and Defence) 2024 exhibition opens its doors for business at Air Force Base (AFB)...

New AAD exhibition director

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There’s a new person in command and control of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition set down for 18 to 22 September at...

AAD 2024 launched in London

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With just over a year before the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2024 exhibition opens for business in South Africa, the largest and longest...

Can South Africa’s defense industry recover?

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Thandi Modise recognized the irony of a Gripen jet roaring overhead as she delivered a speech to open the African Aerospace and Defence Expo...

Opinion: SADI-government interaction: 2022 year of “almost” action vs 2023 year...

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2022 provided an interesting dynamic in the interaction between the SA defence industry (SADI) and the government role players that have an interest in...

Armscor CEO maintains AAD “recovery” exhibition exceeded expectations

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With what was dubbed the “recovery show” done and dusted, the focus is now on the not-too-distant horizon that is September 2024. That’s when the...

AAD 2022 a “significant” event

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Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2022 was “significant,” the senior communication official in Minister Thandi Modise’s Department of Defence (DoD) maintains. Head of communication Siphiwe...

Armscor to host AAD 2024

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The next Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) will be in 2024 with government’s defence and security acquisition agency at the helm of the exhibition. The...

Mwari ready for first delivery

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Paramount Aerospace is delivering its first Mwari intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and precision strike aircraft to a launch customer in Africa, and revealed additional orders. Series...

OTT offers Ratel upgrade to fill Hoefyster gap

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The OTT Group, having gained much experience remanufacturing Ratel infantry combat vehicles (ICVs), has developed a Ratel Service Life Extension Plan (SLEP) to keep...

Paramount launches Maatla light vehicle

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Paramount Group subsidiary Paramount Land Systems is for the first time unveiling its new Maatla 4x4 Light Protected Vehicle (LPV), which is aimed at...

SANDF putting best foot forward at AAD

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) will be one of the largest exhibitors at this year’s Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) with all four...

Denel will be loud and proud at AAD

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State-owned defence and technology conglomerate Denel, seemingly back on track after years of State Capture and poor management hardships, is putting itself back in...

Aerospace & Defence Masterplan a top priority for new AMD board

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Implementation of the Aerospace & Defence Masterplan is a top priority for the newly appointed board of the SA Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industries...

AAD 2022 to feature four hybrid conferences

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Conferences are an important component of international aviation, defence and security exhibitions worldwide and the South African contribution – Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD)...

SAAF Museum flying training day canned as efforts go into AAD...

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The monthly SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum flying training day for September is the most visible “casualty” ahead of the Africa Aerospace and Defence...

McKinsey Electronics to make its presence felt at AAD

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McKinsey Electronics will be at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition and air show at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof from 21 to...

AAD 2022 officially launched as half of exhibition space is booked...

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Defence Minister Thandi Modise has officially launched the eleventh edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition, which will take place in Pretoria...

SANDF Chief sees AAD as opportunity for defence industry

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The first four months of his tenure as South Africa’s most senior soldier saw General Rudzani Maphwanya on an extensive tour of SA National...

Change in AAD top management

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There’s a new person at the helm of Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) following the resignation of long-serving exhibition director Leona Redelinghuys. Long-time SA Aerospace,...

AAD to host virtual conference next week

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The organisers of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition will be hosting a virtual conference on 15 October in lieu of the coronavirus-induced...

AAD postponement means no SAAF centenary airshow

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South Africa will not be treated to an exhibition of SA Air Force (SAAF) capabilities and platforms this year as a highlight of its...

AAD postponed to 2022

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This year’s edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) show has been "deferred" to 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the exhibition organisers...

AAD organisers hoping the exhibition will go ahead

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While the final call on whether or not this year’s Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) will go ahead is not in the hands of...

AMD concerned about impact of coronavirus on SA’s defence sector

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The South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence (AMD) Industries Association has cautioned that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses a major threat to the South...

AAD attendance down this year

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National government's commitment to the overall South African defence sector was well illustrated last month when President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the...

Pre-owned Bulgarian arms on show at AAD

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Amid the hustle and bustle at AAD 2018 is a small stand for Jotov & Son Ltd, a Bulgarian arms dealer. The pictures...

US open for business at AAD 2018

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The United States officially opened its pavilion in Hangar 3 at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition on Wednesday with both...

TEDA working with the aerospace industry to promote investment

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The Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA) is using the 10th Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) to implement its targeted investment drive for...

President opens AAD 2018

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President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the 10th African Aerospace and Defence (AAD 2018) show at AFB Waterkloof today with hints that an...

ECM Technologies launches Allen Vanguard’s new ANCILE Counter Drone technology at...

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ECM Technologies is proud to announce the South African launch of Allen Vanguard's new ANCILE Counter Drone capability. Governments around the world are becoming increasingly...

ECM Technologies launches Allen Vanguard’s new ANCILE Counter Drone technology at...

The ANCILE electronic shield means security forces can now afford a capability that will reliably defeat commercial drones.ECM Technologies is proud to announce the...

ECM Technologies launches Trijicon’s new OASYS thermal imaging and aiming technology...

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Trijicon recently announced it would license and manufacture BAE Systems' OASYS thermal imaging and aiming technology. This new licensing agreement will enhance Trijicon's expanding...

ECM Technologies launches Trijicon’s new OASYS thermal imaging and aiming technology...

The company launched Trijicon's OASYS thermal imaging and aiming technology at AAD.Trijicon recently announced it would license and manufacture BAE Systems' OASYS thermal imaging...

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...

Sensors, counter-drone system amongst ECM Technologies displays at AAD

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ECM Technologies will devote almost half of its stand at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 exhibition between 19 and 23...

Denel Vehicle Systems to have a strong presence at AAD

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Denel Vehicle Systems (DVS) will have a significant presence at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition later this week, with new...

Hundred plus aircraft expected at AAD

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Aviation enthusiasts will be well catered for at this week's Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition at AFB Waterkloof with no less...

Milkor to launch new high-speed patrol boat at AAD

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Milkor will be officially launching its new 12 metre fast patrol boat, the MN Centurion, at the upcoming Africa Aerospace and Defence...

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...

AMD conference ahead of AAD

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The fourth edition of Armscor's aerospace, maritime and defence conference takes place on Tuesday a day ahead of the first trade day...

State Partner New York sends assets to AAD 2018

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The New York National Guard will send two Air National Guard cargo aircraft, an Army National Guard unmanned aerial vehicle, and 38...

SANDF will be out in force at AAD 2018

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) will use the upcoming Aerospace Africa and Defence (AAD) exhibition as a showcase of what it...

Inaugural Combat Aircraft Conference coming to AAD

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This year's Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition will be hosting the inaugural Combat Aircraft Africa Conference. Paramount is the platinum sponsor and...

AAD “growing steadily”

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The partnership responsible for the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) are confident the exhibition and its airshow are among the top seven...

CASA, Diamond and Gulfstream among aircraft brands coming to AAD

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With Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 literally around the corner, exhibition lead partners the Commercial Aviation Association of SA (CAASA) confirmed...

Five USAF aircraft coming to AAD

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The US Air Force (USAF) will have a presence at this year's Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition at AFB Waterkloof in...

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...