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  • A South African giant [AAD16D2]

    South Africa’s privately owned Reutech Group, part of Reunert Ltd, has a diversified portfolio of businesses specialising in electronics and defence, supplying local and export customers with advanced OEM products and services in the land, sea and air defence domains, as well as in the industrial and mining sectors. The group is exhibiting in Hangar 4, Stand E4, and also occupies an outside stand where various products are on display.

  • Reliable protection [AAD16D2]

    Integrated Convoy Protection (ICP, Hangar 7, Stand W15) has unveiled its latest REVA (Reliable Effective Versatile Affordable) Protection vehicle. The first one was completed just before the show opened.

  • ATM for Africa [AAD16D2]

    The Minister of Defence, the Hon Ms Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa- Nqakula, in her media briefing at AAD spoke about “Unleashing Africa’s Defence and Aerospace Potential”. South Africa’s Tellumat Air Traffic Management (Hangar 4, Stand CE14) has indicated that there is plenty of room for up-and-coming technology suppliers to differentiate themselves in the emerging African aviation market.

  • Power generation [AAD16D2]

    Barloworld Power (Hangar 4, Stand CW3) has been the Caterpillar dealer since 1927 for southern Africa. The company supplies diesel and gas generators, industrial, marine and diesel engines, as well as allied Cat components and pumps.

  • Simulating reality [AAD16D2]

    Training in a simulated environment is not only more practical but also cost-effective and safer, provided the systems mimic reality as closely as possible. Cybicom Atlas Defence (Hangar 5, Stand CW18) offers a range of surface and subsurface naval combat training packages.

  • Seek and ye shall find [AAD16D2]

    Eye-catching in the AAD display is the Seeker Aircraft SBL-360A Seeker, a high-wing light observation aircraft. Its unusual layout, with a large glazed cabin and high-mounted pusher engine, makes it an ideal platform for a range of observation missions, such as border surveillance, security operations and anti-poaching patrols.

  • Building partnerships to protect [AAD16D2]

    UK technology company QinetiQ is at AAD as part of the UKTI stand to explore opportunities in Africa where it can partner with governments and local industries, bringing its technological expertise to bear with analysis and advice, as well as the provision of advanced hardware. One sector that is of particular interest is border security.

  • Bloodhound seeks land speed record [AAD16D2]

    The fastest car ever built and some of the largest airlifters yet seen in the African skies are among the main attractions at this year’s AAD. Apart from the spectacular aerobatics of the SA Air Force’s Silver Falcons and regular flypasts of fighter planes, helicopters and executive jets, one of the top attention-grabbers is a full-scale replica of the Bloodhound supersonic car, which has been designed to break the 1,000mph speed barrier for the first time ever.

  • Opportunities abound for emerging enterprises [AAD16D2]

    Emerging enterprises in the defence and technology sectors will have ample opportunities to showcase their capabilities at Africa’s largest defence show – AAD 2016. The Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition 2016 is attracting global industry leaders such as Airbus, Thales, Saab and BAE Systems, but there is also ample space for local companies to showcase their capabilities to decision-makers.