Chairman of Armscor
Vice Admiral (retd) Refitloe Mudimu gave the minister an in-depth briefing on the working and dynamics of his organization.
Rana Tanveer Hussains invitation to visit Pakistan at mutually convenient dates was accepted by both the South African Deputy Minister of Defence and the Chairman Armscor
, we recognize the inconvenience and frustration of gun owners have in finding ammunition and we are doing everything we can to push more product out the door and on to store shelves," said Martin Tuason, CEO of Armscor
traces its roots back to 1905 when the Squires, Bingham Company set up a sporting goods business in the Philippines.
The lab was controlled by the well-known South African armaments firm, Armscor
Denel, under a multi-billion Rand contract awarded by South Africa's defence acquisition agency Armscor
, is slated to develop the new South African Army's family of armoured vehicles to replace the current Ratel.
But despite receiving the cash, South Africa's state-owned weapons manufacturer ARMSCOR
wanted something more in return.
Only the onland equipment is anywhere near adequate: light tanks, armoured personnel carriers and artillery pieces researched and developed by South Africa's own Armscor
in response to the desert warfare waged in southwest Africa and Angola through the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Similarly, in anticipation of the lifting of the embargo, South Africa created the Denel corporation out of Armscor
The South African state-owned arms manufacturer, Armscor
, has also supplied arms to Abu Dhabi, Qatar and other countries in the region.
In February, Johan Steyn, MD of BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa, said that the local defence industry has been too dependent on South Africa's defence acquisition, disposals, and research and development agency Armscor
and local customers to provide funds and retain professional skills in the past, and that the industry must now focus on securing business abroad.
Firstly, we will complete the transformation of Armscor
during this period.