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Namibia commissions marine corps battalion

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Namibia has finished training a full battalion of marines and formally commissioned its Marine Corps, as well as a new training facility....

Brazilian Navy vessel visits Cape Town

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The Brazilian Navy offshore patrol vessel BNS Amazonas visited Cape Town on a port call earlier this month, and follows a visit...

Brazil exports maize to South Africa as El Nino disrupts trade

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Brazil is shipping maize to South Africa, a traditional maize exporter suffering from an El Niño-related drought, as it seeks new markets...

Brazil’s Gripen contract becomes effective

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Saab's multibillion dollar contract with Brazil for the supply of 36 Gripen NG fighter jets has become effective, just under a year...

Brazil’s Embraer delays cargo jet, loses revenue on defense cuts

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Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Thursday it will delay development of a military cargo jet and forgo $300 million of revenue...

Uncertainty over Angolan Macae vessel purchase

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The Angolan Navy will apparently not receive Macae class vessels from Brazil as had originally been agreed in September last year, due...

Saab at LAAD 2015

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Saab will have a strong presence at the 2015 LAAD International Defense and Security Exhibition, with a full range of systems and solutions on...

Saab at LAAD 2015

Saab's Gripen fighter will be on display at the LAAD exhibition, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 14 to 17 April.Saab will have a strong...

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...

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...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...