Turkish A400Ms deliver medical supplies to South Africa, return with munitions

10/05/2020 – Turkish Air Force A400M Atlas transport aircraft have been flying to and from South Africa over the last several days, delivering donated medical equipment and returning with munitions from Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM). Continuer à lire … « Turkish A400Ms deliver medical supplies to South Africa, return with munitions »

South Africa may supply Defence Kit to Iraq

18/12/2019 – The South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Export Council (SAAMDEC) has reportedly been invited to engage with Iraqi government on defence and security contracts.

Established in 2015 by the South African Department of Trade and Industry, SAAMDEC aims facilitate exports for the defence and related industries sector. Continuer à lire … « South Africa may supply Defence Kit to Iraq »

Russia Sends 2 Tu-160 Nuclear Bombers to South Africa in a Display of Defense Cooperation

19/11/2019 – Russia will on Wednesday land the world’s biggest military aircraft in South Africa, the Tupolev Tu-160 “Blackjack” bomber, in a rare display of cooperation between the defense forces of the two countries. Continuer à lire … « Russia Sends 2 Tu-160 Nuclear Bombers to South Africa in a Display of Defense Cooperation »

Into Africa: Prigozhin, Wagner, and the Russian Military

(PONARS Policy Memo) Yevgeny Prigozhin, the corrupt military contractor from St. Petersburg who funds the informal armed organization known as the Wagner Group, expanded his lucrative foreign adventures into Africa in 2018 with Russian state support. His fortunes continued to rise even after scores of his fighters were killed and wounded by a United States air strike in eastern Syria. Continuer à lire … « Into Africa: Prigozhin, Wagner, and the Russian Military »

Saudi Arabia makes $1bn bid for partnership with South African defence group Denel #Defence #Germany

2018/08/11 – Saudi Arabia has made a $1-billion bid for a broad partnership with South African State-owned defence group Denel that would include the acquisition of a minority stake in a joint venture with Germany’s Rheinmetall, a source familiar with the offer said.Currently heavily dependent on imports, Saudi Arabia, the world’s third-largest defence spender, is seeking partnerships to develop its own domestic defence industry with the goal of localising half of its military spending by 2030. Continuer à lire … « Saudi Arabia makes $1bn bid for partnership with South African defence group Denel #Defence #Germany »

Dubai to host ‘Africa Investment Conference’

2018/05/11 – On Wednesday, the fifth « Africa Investment Conference » will be held at the Four Seasons Resort in Dubai.The two-day conference, which will be hosted by the African Legal Network, aims to promote investments in Africa and encourage discussions on critical issues facing the continent, and is expected to attract more than 400 representatives and will include speakers from many companies, government departments and research centres. Continuer à lire … « Dubai to host ‘Africa Investment Conference’ »

Nigeria, South Africa armies pledge to strengthen collaboration

2018/09/09 – The Nigerian and South African Armies have pledged to further strengthen their collaboration to create environment conducive for their people to pursue their economic activities. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, South Africa armies pledge to strengthen collaboration »