Tag Archives: South Africa

Saab and Armscor to Support South African Air Force Gripen Weapon Systems

Saab and Armscor have received a $23 million contract to deliver support services for the South African air force’s JAS 39 Gripen aircraft weapon systems. The support contract entails airworthiness management, engineering support, maintenance, repair, spare parts delivery and technical document update services, Saab said Friday. The companies will perform work through a period from November …

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Saab to Provide EW Self-Protection, Countermeasures Tech to German Air Force

NATO’s Eurofighter 2000 and Tornado aircraft management agency has ordered electronic warfare self-protection and countermeasure systems from Saab on behalf of Germany’s air force. Saab said April 11 it will manufacture 29 units of the BOZ-101 EC self-protection and countermeasure system for the German air force at the company’s facilities in Jarfalla, Sweden and Centurion, South …

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Northrop Subsidiary to Update South Africa’s Air Traffic Control Comm Systems

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has received a contract to produce air traffic control communications equipment for a nationwide ATC modernization project in South Africa. Park Air Systems will provide its T6 Radio, remote control and monitoring system, multi-access remote control server, integrated cabinets, cavity filters and controllers for installation at South Africa’s major airports, Northrop said …

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IBM Opens South Africa Research Lab to Focus on Healthcare, Digital Urban Ecosystem, Astronomy

IBM has established a research laboratory in Johannesburg, South Africa to facilitate  collaborative programs in the areas of data-based healthcare, digital urban ecosystems and astronomy. The facility, located at the University of the Witwatersrand, is built through IBM’s 10-year investment program with the South African trade and industry department and partnership with the country’s science and technology …

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IBM to Help South Africa, India Manage Urban Air Quality with IoT, Analytics Tech

IBM has partnered with the governments of Johannesburg, South Africa, and Delhi, India, to help both cities implement air quality management plans through the use of Internet of Things, cognitive computing analytics and machine learning technology. The company said Thursday it will collaborate with Johannesburg’s local government researchers to analyze …

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Iridium to Provide Global Satellite Coverage for MiX Telematics Fleet Mgmt

Iridium Communications and MiX Telematics have partnered to demonstrate global satellite communications coverage at the Bauma Conexpo Africa trade fair scheduled this week in South Africa. MiX Telematics said Monday the partnership works to expand its fleet and mobile asset management offering from terrestrial to satellite systems. “[Fleet] managers will be able to track and …

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Airbus to Help Fund South Africa Research on Fuel Cells for Aircraft

Airbus has partnered with South Africa’s National Aerospace Centre to finance a three-year research project on applying hydrogen fuel cell technology to airplanes. The project, which aims to eventually eliminate carbon dioxide emissions and lessen noise and costs in commercial airline operations, was launched at the Hydrogen South Africa Systems Competence …

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Lianne Stein: Boeing to Help Promote Bioenergy Crop Production in South Africa

Boeing, South African Airways and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials will collaborate to encourage small farm owners to produce environmentally-sustainable crops for biofuel use. The alliance will offer training programs designed to help South African farmers become certified biofuel feedstock growers, Boeing said Wednesday. Boeing has launched a similar effort …

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Dell to Help Start Solar Lab in South Africa

Dell is working with the Students’ Health and Welfare Centres Organisation to launch the company’s first solar laboratory in South Africa’s Western Cape region on Jan. 30, the South Africa The Good News reported Thursday. The Dell Solar Lab will be at SHAWCO’s facility in Kensington and work to serve more than 300 …

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