Modi seeks Russian crown jewel in decade’s biggest arms deal

2015-12-23 12:40

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Moscow after approving what’s set to be his nation’s biggest weapons deal with Russia since 2001.

Questions about SA rifle sale to Turkmenistan

2014-09-10 12:32

The DA wants an explanation for why South Africa sold 50 sniper rifles to Turkmenistan, a country widely criticised internationally for its human rights abuses.

Denel gets multi-billion rand contract

2013-09-30 19:22

Armscor has awarded a contract to Denel for the production of military vehicles, that will benefit local suppliers and is expected to create about 2 000 jobs.

BAE eyes 3 500 job cuts on poor profits

2013-02-21 18:54

UK arms maker BAE Systems says stretched defence budgets weighed on the group's profits in 2012 and warns fresh cutbacks could force it to axe 3 500 US jobs.

Crisis-hit arms market shrinks

2013-02-18 08:16

For the first time since the mid-1990s, sales of the 100 biggest arms dealers declined in 2011 as the economic crisis prompted budget cuts, a think tank says.

Kurds in secret weapons deal: Iraq

2012-07-29 17:29

A high-ranking Iraqi official says security agencies have uncovered a secret weapons deal between the autonomous Kurdistan region and an unnamed foreign country.

Denel denies Libya arms sales

2011-04-01 13:44

Arms manufacturer Denel has refuted reports that it sold armaments worth billions to Libya after a sales trip there a year ago.


Denel launches maritime division

2014-12-01 16:44

Denel says its new maritime division will strengthen the state-owned arms manufacturer's transition as a high-technology powerhouse.

Japan relaxes arms exports

2014-04-01 16:41

Japan has eased its weapons export restrictions in the first major overhaul of arms transfer policy in nearly half a century.

Denel boosts new aircraft facility

2013-03-26 19:38

Denel says it is unveiling a new maintenance and service facility in Johannesburg for hundreds of Russian helicopters operating in sub-Saharan Africa.

Denel courting Gulf states

2013-02-18 19:35

It is the best time for unmanned aerial vehicle sales as countries in the Arabian Gulf are showing strong interest in Denel, a top official says.

SA govt sold weapons to Zimbabwe

2012-09-10 10:26

The South African government recently sold defence force weapons worth R2.25m to Zimbabwe, a new report has revealed.

SA sold R70m worth of weapons to Libya

2011-04-10 11:13

The National Conventional Arms Control Committee annual report for 2010 shows that South Africa sold weapons to Libya worth about R70m, it has been reported.

Tanzania asks for SA Navy help

2011-03-10 15:42

Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the Tanzanian government has asked SA to send warships to its coast which is plagued by pirates.

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