Thomas Holder and Darren Olivier bring you the 2017 Armed Forces Day demonstration.
InnovateAfrica's announcement of its winning entries for a share of $1 million in funding for developing advanced technologies and approaches in journalism includes a delightful surprise. Us. If the three and a half years that we have been covering conflict and...
Key vulnerabilities that have been raised repeatedly may have again played a role in the disaster. Notably, these include a lack of proper barriers and defensive measures to prevent or mitigate SVBIED attacks; insufficient intelligence/reconnaissance measures to detect and interdict massing militant forces prior to an attack; lack of Quick Reaction Force or inter-force cooperation to assist the forces under attack.
DEFENCE INDUSTRY NEWS
Here’s what we hope to do this time around, and what you can expect to see from us in the coming weeks.
Criticism of the South African Defence Review is premature, argues JOHN STUPART.
A joint weapons and ammunition exhibition and testing by Rheinmetall and Denel was held from 20-23 April. Showcasing a wide array of systems and munitions, the several days’ live firings impressed the firepower and technology at hand in South Africa.
Saab and Brazil sign a deal for weapons acquisitions relating to the Gripen aircraft.
African Defence Review’s infographic series continues with the Rooivalk Attack Helicopter.
Defence and security company Saab presents the results for 2014.
The first Airbus A400M airlifter for Malaysia rolled out of paintshop
The French Air Force has enormous experience in the field of air-to-air refuelling. It knows the factors which are critical to success and its selection of the A330 MRTT is a real honour for us. In addition it is a long-standing operator of our transport aircraft and as always we are particularly proud in gaining the further confidence of an existing customer.”
The A400M Luftwaffe edition leaves the paintshop. This is the first A400M airlifter for the German Airforce.
JOHN STUPART reflects on a quietly optimistic expo.