AHRLAC’s Leon Potgieter took ADR for a walkaround of their innovative new aircraft at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2016.
Denel’s stand at the Rand Show held earlier this year featured an unexpected surprise: It was the first time ever that a twin-engined model of South Africa’s highly-classified indigenous jet fighter programme of the 1980s had been shown in public.
An Oryx medium transport helicopter of the South African Air Force was hit twice in the main rotor blades during operations against the ADF on Saturday, 17 September.
African Defence Review, in collaboration with Louis Martin-Vézian of Contemporary Issues and Geography, has created a comprehensive fact sheet of the aircraft and systems of the South African Air Force.
Last Thursday, an innocuous-looking entry appeared at the top of Armscor’s tender announcements list. In it, Armscor announced a Request for Information for an ‘Inter-Contintental VIP aircraft’, without providing any further information other than contact details for the Armscor staff handling the tender and a due date of 20 November 2015. DARREN OLIVIER looks at where the money is going to come from.