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RAF Transports French Army Equipment to Mali for Counter Insurgency Operations

A crew from 99 Squadron have been assisting French troops in sub-Saharan Africa by delivering supplies to the Op Barkhane counter-insurgency efforts in Niger...
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Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders on Wednesday including China's Xi Jinping and India's Narendra Modi ahead of the start...

Diehl IRIS-T SL Missile Qualifies After Latest Firing Tests

Following system validation one year ago, Diehl Defence’s IRIS-T Surface Launched (IRIS-T SL) demonstrated its full performance as the most advanced Short to Medium...

South Africa Needs Bigger Defense Budget, Says Minister

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) needs a bigger budget, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Wednesday. “I don't think government has a choice at...

Rheinmetall to Modernize South Africa’s Air Defense

Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has just booked another important order in the field of military air defence. The Republic of South Africa has decided...

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...

Denel and Patria Sign Agreement On Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to South Africa

Denel Land Systems and Patria have signed an agreement regarding Patria AMV 8x8 armoured wheeled vehicle serial production and delivery to South Africa. The...

US Army Africa, South African partners kick-off Exercise Shared Accord 13

Approximately 700 U.S. and 3,000 South African Defense Force service members gathered here for the opening ceremony of Exercise Shared Accord 13, July 24. This...

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...

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...