Thales, a global technology leader for the Defence, Security, Transportation, Aerospace and Space markets, will participate to the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition which will take place in South Africa from 19 to 23 September 2012.
Forecast International (FI) expects African defense budgets will grow at an average of less than 3% per year for 2011 through 2015. This figure is substantially lower than the 2006-2010 compound annual growth rate of 12.96% per year.
The newest techniques and technologies developed by the South African armored vehicles industry will be discussed at Defense IQ's Armored Vehicles South Africa event, taking place at the Sheraton Hotel, Pretoria on 22-24 August 2011.
Cassidian, the defense and security division of EADS, boosts its global security electronics business by entering into an agreement to acquire the majority shareholding in South African Electronic Warfare specialist company, Grintek Ewation (GEW), Pretoria.