1.MEDIA STATEMENT- MINISTER DAVIES GAZETTES THE DRAFT B-BBEE DEFENCE SECTOR CODES 04/08/2017
Through the leadership of the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans (DOD) as well as Armscor, the defence stakeholders have developed a Draft Sector Code which has been approved and gazetted by the Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rod Davies for 60 days’ public commentary period. It.read more…

 

2.MEDIA STATEMENT- MINISTER OF DEFENCE HANDS OVER MOBILE LABORATORIES TO RURAL SCHOOLS 19/07/2017
The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in partnership with Armscor and the University of Fort Hare (UFH) officially handed over mobile science experiments laboratories to empower learners to reach their full potential.read more…

 

3.DOD MEDIA ADVISORY – MINISTER MAPISA-NQAKULA HANDS OVER MOBILE LABS 14/07/2017
On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in partnership with Armscor and the University of Fort Hare (UFH) will officiate at the handover ceremony of mobile science experiments laboratories.read more…

 

4.ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PREFERRED BIDDERS FOR THE OFFSHORE AND INSHORE PATROL VESSELS 16/02/2017
During 2014, Armscor solicited offers on a multi-source tender basis from prospective shipyards for the supply of 3 x Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV’s), 3 x Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPV’s) as well as the Hydrographic Survey Capability for the SA Navy. read more…

 

5.DEFENCE SECTOR CHARTER ADOPTED 01/02/2017
The Defence Sector Charter was today adopted by the stakeholders in the defence industry at another stakeholder consultation session attended by some officials from the Department of Defence and Military Veterans, as well as the Department of Trade and Industry Experts read more…

 

6.ARMSCOR DONATES DIGITAL AND SCIENCE LEARNING RESOURCES TO ADELAIDE TAMBO SCHOOL 24/01/2017
Armscor, the State procurement agency has on Friday 20 January 2017, donated learning resources to Adelaide Tambo School in Soweto. Amongst items donated were the interactive board (smart board), laptop, projector, digital multimeter, laboratory coats, school back-packs and some human models. read more…

 

7.A CLEAN AUDIT AWARD FOR ARMSCOR 16/11/2016
Armscor, the acquisition agency for the Department of Defence and other organs of state has once again received a clean audit award and a certificate of excellence for achieving the clean audit opinion with no qualification from the Auditor-General. Read more…

 

8.STRICT TENDER COMPLIANCE KEY TO ARMSCOR’S SUCCESS 25/10/2016
The long-awaited issuing of the tender for the lease of an intercontinental aircraft for the SA Air Force – ETEL/2016/130 – has been cancelled, after a rigorous and highly intensive evaluation process. Read more…

 

9.ARMSCOR COMMENDED ON GOOD CORPORATE GOVERNANCE 12/10/2016
The Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans has commended Armscor on its prudency and good corporate governance. Armscor, the Acquisition Agency for the Department of Defence presented its annual report fro the 2015/2016 financial year. Read more…

 

10.AFRICA AEROSPACE DEFENCE 2016 SET TO UNLOCK AFRICA’S AEROSPACE & DEFENCE POTENTIAL 10/08/2016
The event on 11 August will start the countdown to AAD2016 and includes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) and the Gautrain. read more…

 

11.CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY ON HACKING OF ARMSCOR SITE 21/07/2016
Despite the findings of the preliminary investigation into the data breach of Armscor’s website that no classified information was accessed, Armscor has increased the security measures on its website. read more…

 

12.DATA BREACH OF THE ARMSCOR WEBSITE UPDATE 13/07/2016
Armscor convened a team of cyber experts to investigate the intrusion on its website. We would like to re-assure our stakeholders that after the completion of the preliminary investigation, we can confirm that no classified information was accessed. read more…

 

13.DATA BREACH OF THE ARMSCOR SITE 13/07/2016
Armscor, the acquisition agency for the Department of Defence is aware of the data breach of its website. A team of cyber experts has been convened to conduct a forensic analysis to determine the full extent of this incident. This is to ensure that tighter measures and interventions are in place to prevent similar attempts from recurring. read more…

 

14.ARMSCOR SUPPLIER OPEN DAY 16/05/2016
Armscor, the acquisition agency for the Department of Defence will be hosting a supplier open day. Supplier Open Day is one of the Armscor’s stakeholder engagement initiatives, which aims to equip Suppliers of the defence industry – particularly SMMEs – with meaningful information that will enable them to compete effectively. As a socially responsible and committed government entity, Armscor is determined to drive transformation within the defence sector to ensure inclusive participation in the economy and redistribution of economic power relations. It is Armscor’s focus, amongst others to advance the strategic initiatives of a developmental state as defined in the National Development Plan (NDP). read more…

 

15.SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE INTERCONTINENTAL AIR TRANSPORT SYSTEM: IN SUPPORT OF DIPLOMACY 10/11/2015
Internationally Africa is perceived as a continent with huge untapped potential. It is therefore high on the international agenda. South Africa is perceived as either one of the key players on the continent or, for some, the gateway to Africa. From this perspective South Africa must have an excellent capability to maintain diplomatic relations with BRICS, the AU, African Nations and others. Related activities can take the form of, for example, trade delegations to South Africa’s trading partners, diplomatic interventions between conflicting sides in Africa or participation in urgent international security planning sessions. Promoting security in Africa has a major and long term peace dividend. The return on an investment in security for Africa and South Africa is substantial. read more…

 

16.KEVIN WAKEFORD TAKES OVER THE REIGNS AT ARMSCOR 22/04/2015
The Armscor Board of Directors welcomes the appointment of Kevin Wakeford as the Chief Executive Officer of Armscor. Mr Wakeford is expected to assume his duties on the 1 May 2015. Introducing Mr Wakeford to Armscor management this morning, the Chairperson of Armscor, Vice-Admiral (Ret) Mudimu said “as the Armscor Board, we are thrilled with Mr Wakeford’s appointment as he brings a wealth of experience to the organisation. We are confident that with his leadership and experience gained from both the public and the private sectors, he will further take Armscor to greater heights”. read more…

 

17.ARMSCOR – KEEPING THE DEFENCE INDUSTRY ABREAST OF DEVELOPMENTS 24/02/2015
While to many, 2015 has just started, with some still getting accustomed to their routine job-related activities, the Armscor Board has been hard at work, keeping up the same momentum with which they started when first appointed in May 2014. The mission to continue enhancing relationships with critical stakeholders remains key. read more…

 

18.ARMSCOR GEARS ITSELF FOR THE FUTURE 12/11/2014
Following the appointment of the new Board of Directors by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans in May 2014, Armscor held its strategy session on 7 – 8 November 2014 preparing itself to effectively and efficiently deliver on its mandate. The strategy session follows extensive consultation by the Board with stakeholders whose input is considered key in formulating the way forward for the Acquisition Agency. read more…

 

19.ARMSCOR PERFORMS WELL AMID CHALLENGES 20/10/2014
Armscor, the Acquisition Agency for the South African Department of Defence, presented its annual report for the 2013/14 financial year to the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans on Thursday 16 October 2014. read more…

 

20.ARMSCOR AND AMD STRENGTHENING STRATEGIC ALLIANCE 30/07/2014
In a move to strengthen relationships with all its stakeholders, the newly appointed board of Armscor, led by Adm. (ret) Mudimu has, since assuming its role in May 2014 been on a mission to engage with key stakeholders. The Armscor board engagement with the AMD board on the 28 th July 2014 marked a new era for both Armscor and AMD as both committed to start a new chapter and focus on improving efficiencies – acquisition and systems delivery – to meet the needs of the Department of Defence (DoD) and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). read more…

 

21.SMART DEFENCE ACQUISITION KEY IN ACHIEVING REGIONAL STABILITY-ARMSCOR 17/07/2014
Maintaining peace, safety and security in the East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) emerged as a key message at the Land Forces East Africa and Maritime & Coastal Security Africa 2014 held on 15-16 July 2014 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. read more…