South Africa's Defence Industry: Turning the Corner?

Heitman, Helmoed Römer
August 2010
Armada International;Aug/Sep2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p30
The article discusses the recovery of South Africa's defense industry after the South African (SA) government initiated defense budget cuts 21 years ago. Leading in the recovery is industry leader Denel Dynamics, exporting air-to-air missiles, which has restructured into several divisions, including Carl Zeiss Optronics and Denel Rheinmetall Munitions. Thales Defence Systems also acted as a supplier of military equipment to the SA Army including its AS4000 artillery target engagement system.


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