ARTICLES RELATING TO ARMS

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
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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.

 

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.

Nigeria impounds 'arms' plane

2009-06-18 11:43

A Ukrainian cargo plane bound for Equatorial Guinea has been impounded in Nigeria after security officials found weapons and ammunitions on board.

 
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