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Denel Badger Combat Vehicle Ready in 2015

Denel Badger Combat Vehicle Ready in 2015

Stephan Burger, the CEO of Denel Land Systems (DLS) says the industrialisation at its facilities in Lyttelton has already started and the manufacturing will commence in early 2015. The full fleet, which will replace the Ratels that are currently used, […]


Denel Tests Extended-Range Umkhonto Surface to Air Missile

Denel Tests Extended-Range Umkhonto Surface to Air Missile

This was the first live-fire tests carried out on the land-based launcher of the Umkhonto SAM, developed by Denel’s guided weapons division, Denel Dynamics. The tests were conducted, recently, at the Denel Overberg Test Range on the southern tip of […]


Final Rooivalk Handover Cements Relationship Between Denel and SAAF

Final Rooivalk Handover Cements Relationship Between Denel and SAAF

Mike Kgobe, the CEO of Denel Aviation says the acceptance of the locally developed combat support helicopter marks the culmination of a 26 year partnership between the SAAF and Denel. “We took this proudly South African aircraft through all its […]


Denel Test Pilots Spreading Their Wings Into Africa

Denel Test Pilots Spreading Their Wings Into Africa

The company now has a mobile telemetry support vehicle which is capable of supporting flight tests at remote locations, says Mike Kgobe, the Chief Executive Officer of Denel Aviation. In the past this highly-specialized test flying could only be conducted […]


Denel, Airbus Sign A New A400M Contract

Denel, Airbus Sign A New A400M Contract

Denel and Airbus Military have signed a new agreement with revised terms for manufacturing aircraft components on the A400M, in a development that will contribute significantly to the financial turnaround of the South African company. The renegotiated agreement was signed […]


Restructuring of Denel to Sustain the Business Turn-Around

Restructuring of Denel to Sustain the Business Turn-Around

Defence manufacturer, Denel, has initiated a realignment of companies in the group that will lead to savings, increased efficiencies and more effective corporate governance. “Our objective is for Denel to be managed and perceived as one, integrated business,” says the […]


Denel Delivers Final Cheetah Planes to Ecuador

Denel Delivers Final Cheetah Planes to Ecuador

All 12 of the South African Cheetah supersonic fighters sold to Ecuador have successfully completed their test flights and are now ready for deployment by the Ecuadorian air force. Riaz Saloojee, the Group Chief Executive of Denel, says the sale […]


More Rooivalk Helicopters Added to SAAF Arsenal

More Rooivalk Helicopters Added to SAAF Arsenal

Two more Rooivalk helicopters have recently been handed over to the South African Air Force. This brings the total of upgraded combat support helicopters that can be operationally deployed to eight – with the final three to be ready in […]


A-Darter-Air-To-Air Missile Programme Benefits Both South Africa And Brazil

A-Darter-Air-To-Air Missile Programme Benefits Both South Africa And Brazil

The successful joint missile development programme between South Africa and Brazil may open the door for future cooperation in the defence industry. Talib Sadik, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Denel, says today’s visit by the Brazilian Minister of Science […]


 
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