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The Past Week in Defence #58 (14 June – 20 June...

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In this week’s edition, Tunisia is set to receive T-6 trainers next year and more there is more opposition to proposed changes to South...

Paramount’s Technical Aviation Academy opens doors at Wonderboom

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Paramount Aerospace Systems’ Technical Aviation Academy has re-located to Wonderboom National Airport from Polokwane and is now adjacent to the company’s aircraft manufacturing facility. Paramount...

Leidos, Paramount USA and Vertex Aerospace enter final phase of SOCOM’s...

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Leidos has announced that its team, which includes Paramount USA, has been selected to enter the final phase of the US Special Operations Command's...

Bronco II selected by US Special Operations Command for Armed Overwatch...

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The United States has selected the Bronco II multi-role aircraft to take part in the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Armed Overwatch flight demonstration along...

Questions arise over SA’s arms supplies to Mozambique as violence spikes...

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South Africa’s supply of weapons and training to Mozambique is under scrutiny as violence increases in Cabo Delgado and the United Nations reports targeted...

Additional helicopters to join the Mozambican military as mercenaries are eased...

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Mozambique’s military will soon start using Mi-17 and Mi-24 helicopters in the fight against insurgents in Cabo Delgado province as Dyck Advisory Group (DAG)...

The Past Week in Defence #42 (22 February – 28 February...

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  In this week’s edition, in SANDF news, Commander-in-Chief Ramaphosa lauds soldiers for COVID-19 “confrontation”, the lion’s share of the defence budget goes to salaries,...

Gazelles delivered to Mozambican Air Force

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Two Gazelle helicopters, apparently supplied by Paramount Group, have been observed to have joined the Mozambican Air Force as efforts to fight the Islamist...

Paramount opens offices in Israel

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Paramount Group has announced the establishment of new offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, to expand the company’s international footprint. The announcement was made during the...

Paramount partners with Sarcos Robotics to offer exoskeletons and military robots

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Paramount Group and US-based Sarcos Robotics have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bring robotic systems to government and industrial customers in the...

Paramount and Bharat Forge agreement secures Indian Army vehicle order

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Bharat Forge Limited, part of the Kalyani Group, which has partnered with Paramount Group to produce Mbombe 4/Kalyani M4 4x4 armoured vehicles in India,...

Paramount and Bharat Forge to produce armoured vehicles in India

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Paramount Group and Bharat Forge Limited have announced a cooperation agreement that will see them manufacture armoured vehicles in India. The agreement was signed...

Paramount launches N-Raven long range swarming UAV system

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Paramount Advanced Technologies (PAT) has launched a long-range precision strike swarming unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system called N-Raven. Announced during the IDEX trade show in...

Paramount Group recognised as top employer

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Paramount Group has for the second consecutive year been given a Top Employer award by the Top Employers Institute, which recognised the company for...

Paramount Group chairman: Africa’s defence industry outlook for 2021

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Like most industries, defense manufacturers and service providers were severely affected by the enforced lockdowns that came in the wake of the global COVID-19...

Paramount Group launches new training division in response to growing security...

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Paramount Group has announced the establishment of a new division that will provide advanced training solutions for modern day ‘concept of operations’ and battlefield...

ATAC Mirage F1s arrive at Tyndall

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The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) has started flying its fleet of Mirage F1 fighters, refurbished with assistance from Paramount Group company Paramount Aerospace,...

FOUNDER OF PARAMOUNT GROUP IVOR ICHIKOWITZ NAMED ONE OF AFRICA’S MOST...

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Johannesburg, South Africa, 15th December 2020. Paramount Group, the global aerospace and technology company founded in South Africa, is pleased to announce that its...

PARAMOUNT MARITIME LAUNCHES SECOND SURVEY MOTOR BOAT (SMB) FOR SOUTH AFRICAN...

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Cape Town, 7 December 2020. Paramount Maritime, a Paramount Group company, has successfully launched the second of three next-generation Survey Motor Boats (SMBs) for...

Paramount’s Marauder and Matador vehicles battle proven in Azerbaijan

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Matador and Marauder vehicles in service with Azerbaijan have been battle proven in the conflict with Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. The September/October edition of...

South African armoured vehicles spotted in Mozambique

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It appears that South African-made armoured personnel carriers (APCs) have made their way to Mozambique as part of efforts to control the violent insurgency...

Paramount Maritime launches first Survey Motor Boat (SMB) for South African...

25 August 2020, Cape Town - Paramount Maritime, a Paramount Group company, has successfully launched the first of three next-generation Survey Motor Boats (SMBs)...

Opinion: Can the innovative measures taken to address COVID-19 be applied...

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The emergence of the coronavirus epidemic this year created problems for every country. For some, however, it was an additional crisis on top of...

First students complete Paramount/SAAF robotics training

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The first group of students who enrolled with the SAAF Eagles Robotics Club have successfully completed the newly launched robotics training programme led by...

The Past Week in Defence #25 (12-18 October)

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In this week’s edition, on the continent, the Gulf of Guinea is a world hotspot for kidnappings at sea, Ghana allocates $86 million for...

The Past Week in Defence #23 (28 September – 4 October)

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In this week’s edition, on the continent, Egypt requests the sale of a $417 million Maritime Domain Awareness system, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems launches Egypt’s...

Paramount and WMF vehicles undergoing trials in India

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South Africa’s Paramount and Namibia’s Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik (WMF) are currently engaged in armoured vehicle trials in India. A photo has emerged showing a Paramount Mbombe...

Paramount Maritime launches survey motor boat for SA Navy

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Paramount Group company Paramount Maritime has launched the first of three next-generation Survey Motor Boats (SMBs) for the South African Navy in support of...

Ahrlac advances as business rescue nears completion

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Production of Ahrlac aircraft at the factory at Wonderboom airport is proceeding apace as Paramount nears completion of the programme’s business rescue plans. The state-of-the-art...

Paramount Group alleges smear campaign in Paramount Combat Systems case

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Paramount Group is opposing legal action over alleged foul play in the liquidation of Paramount Combat Systems that it says is part of a...

ATAC Mirage F1s ready to start US Air Force adversary training

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The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) will soon start flying its fleet of Mirage F1 fighters, refurbished with assistance from Paramount Group company Paramount...

SAAF, Paramount launch robotics programme for children

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The South African Air Force (SAAF), Armscor and Paramount have teamed up to launch a robotics learning programme for children. With learning proving to be...

NAUTIC AFRICA LAUNCHES ITS LATEST MULTI PURPOSE 35m SENTINEL VESSEL

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Cape Town. February 5th, 2020. Nautic Africa, a subsidiary of Paramount Maritime Holdings and Paramount Group; the African-based global aerospace and technology company, announced...

Paramount donates face visors to Gauteng health workers

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Paramount Group has donated 1 000 face visors to Gauteng’s health department as it continues to support health workers on the frontlines of the...

Paramount provides food relief to Ghana, Zambia And Mozambique

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Paramount Group has provided food relief to the Embassies of Ghana, Mozambique and Zambia as part of its efforts to support South Africa and...

Kazakhstan orders more Arlan vehicles

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Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Defence has ordered another batch of Arlan armoured vehicles from Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE), which will deliver them in 2021. Paramount on...

Paramount donates 1 000 facial masks to SANDF

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Paramount Group has donated 1 000 facial masks to the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) in their continued effort to provide personal protective...

New team offers Bronco II aircraft to US special forces

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Leidos, Paramount Group USA and Vertex Aerospace have teamed up to pursue a new contract to offer the Bronco II intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

Paramount engineers producing personal protection equipment for coronavirus fight

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Aeronautical engineers from Paramount Group have teamed up with emergency doctors at the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg on the design and production...

Mali operating Paramount Marauders

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Mali's armed forces are operating Marauder armoured personnel carriers delivered from Paramount as the country’s military expands its vehicle inventory. A Marauder was seen during...

Nautic Africa launches new Sentinel vessel for Nigerian client

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Nautic Africa has launched a new 35 metre Sentinel vessel for Nigerian customer Hadnuvo Marine Ltd, which will use it in the Gulf of...

Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) Delivers New Batch of Armoured Vehicles to the Ministry...

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Kazakhstan – November 28th, 2019 - Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE), a joint venture between the global aerospace and technology business Paramount Group and Kazakhstan Engineering, has successfully delivered a...

KPE supplies more Arlan vehicles to Kazakhstan

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The Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) joint venture has delivered another batch of Arlan armoured vehicles to the Kazakh Ministry of Defence. KPE on 26 November...

Indonesia’s Pindad and Paramount collaborate on combat vehicles

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Indonesia’s PT Pindad has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Paramount Group for the local development, industrialisation and joint marketing of armoured vehicle...

Paramount wins Top Employer award

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Paramount Group has been given a Top Employer award by the Top Employers Institute, which recognised the company for its commitment to excellence in...

Draken International flies its first Mirage F1 with help from Paramount

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Adversary air training specialist Draken International has for the first time flown its Mirage F1 after getting the aircraft airworthy with assistance from Paramount...

Ahrlac business rescue plan approved

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A business rescue plan for the Ahrlac aircraft has been adopted, which should lead the way to the reopening of the factory and production...

PARAMOUNT GROUP MBOMBE 4 CERTIFIED AS ONE OF THE WORLD’S BEST...

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Paramount Group’s Unique Flat-Floor Design Meets Stringent NATO Standards for the Protection of Personnel in ArmouredVehicles Johannesburg, South Africa. 17 September 2019 - Paramount Group,...