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Local Defence Evaluation and Research Institute needed

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Engineering in the tough economic times South Africa is experiencing is not news to the country's defence sector – both the military...

Shoke assures defence industry stakeholders of SANDF support

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SA National Defence Force (SANDF) chief, General Solly Shoke, wants its partners in the local defence industry to work together in a...

Defence Sector Code stuck in bureaucratic waters

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It's been a long time coming and it looks like it will still be a while before South Africa's defence industry has...

Armscor bursaries to boost national defence knowledge pool

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Armscor's procurement tasking now also involves skills development, specifically those germane to science and engineering with a bent towards the military. This in...

New Egyptian defence minister

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Egypt named a new minister of defence in a cabinet sworn in on Thursday by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to mark the...

EU executive unveils 13 bn euro defence fund; could buy weapons...

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The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday a 13 billion euro ($15.3 billion) defence and security fund for the first time to...

Fund defence now or risk having to pay in casualties in...

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Respected military analyst Helmoed Heitman is in agreement with Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, that the national defence budget should...

Discipline needed in SANDF – DA and FF+

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Opposition parties – the Freedom Front Plus (FF+) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) – both bemoaned the sorry state of affairs in...

Defence budget must be mandate driven – Mapisa-Nqakula

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula today told Parliament defence should be a mandate driven department and not one that is...

Russia and Egypt strengthen military relations

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Sergei Shoigu, Russia's Acting Defence Minister, and Sedki Sobhy, the Defence Minister of Egypt, have held talks and pledged to strengthen military...

Profitable outlook for global aerospace and defence industry

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The global aerospace and defence industry will experience a significant increase in revenues in 2018 after a year of subdued growth, according...

Chief: Defence Reserves pleads for no further budget cuts

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Final preparations are underway for Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, to deliver her budget speech in the National Assembly on...

Elbit expands in Africa

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Israeli defence company Elbit Systems is negotiating more contracts with African countries. This comes after last year it signed a $240 million...

Global military spending remains high at $1,7 trillion

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Total world military expenditure rose to $1739 billion in 2017, a marginal increase of 1.1% in real terms from 2016, according to...

Army budget for landward defence about half of what is needed

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The landward defence component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is by far its largest and accordingly bears the brunt of...

Defence Legal Services will be impaired by lack of funds

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Legal advice and litigation support for the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is going to be "adversely affected" due to a lack...

Shortfall of more than R7 billion for SAAF air defence programme

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) has a shortfall in excess of R7 billion to provide "prepared and supported air defence capabilities for...

Alternatives for funding SANDF duties

Talk of "sweating" defence assets and facilities to provide much-needed extra funding for an ailing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has been...

Defence budget makes no provision for Defence Review funding – DA

The allocation of R47.9 billion for the 2018/18 financial year to defence by former finance minister Malusi Gigaba during his sole national...

Defence allocation from National Treasury for 2018/19 down on previous year

The budget unveiled by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday showed again that defence is one of the poor relations in the...

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