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VIDEO: International and local attractions at Africa’s biggest airshow

The annual Africa Aerospace and Defence show has become a global fixture for aviation enthusiasts, as well as an opportunity for global and local arms manufacturers to showcase their technology

SA forms partnership with UK for scientific research

Minister of Home Affairs Naledi Pandor. Picture: GCIS
8 day(s) ago

Partnership will support collaborative projects between scientists in the UK and SA in health, the environment and food security

Graphene developers edge towards breakthrough

The Cockerill XC-8 105 hp low-weight concept-turret is seen on an armored modular vehicle at the stand of Huta Stalowa Wola, part of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), during an international military fair in Kielce, southern Poland, earlier this month. Poland brought small defence manufacturers into a consortium big enough to bid, alongside foreign majors, for a share of the country's $40b military modernisation pot. The PGZ, set to comprise over 30 companies ranging from a shipyard to a high-tech graphene manufacturer, will allow the country's fragmented industry to compete for state tenders against large foreign companies. REUTERS/KACPER PEMPEL
8 day(s) ago

Graphene has the makings of a miracle material but there are technical and commercial obstacles before an industry of any scale can take off, writes Michael Pooler


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