AAD 2018: Paramount Group to present latest innovations of defense products


The South African Company Paramount Group a world leader in the development and manufacturing of defense and security products will present its full range of military equipment in the fields of land, air and Navy at AAD 2018, the Africa Aerospace and Defense Exhibition that will be held at the Air Force Base Waterkloof, in the City of Tshwane – South Africa’s administrative capital from the 19 to 23 September 2018.


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Paramount Group a world leader in the development and manufacturing of defense and security products at AAD 2018, Aerospace and Defense Exhibition.  (Picture source Army Recognition)


Since its inception in 1994, Paramount Group has established itself as a global innovator with the development of one of the world’s most advanced families of armored combat vehicles, and a revolutionary reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, the first aerial platform of its kind. Paramount Group has one of the strongest aerospace offerings in Africa comprising supersonic fighter aircraft solutions, air force establishment, systems integration, avionics, UAVs, sighting and mission sensors.

Integrating advanced systems that extend the mission performance and lifespan of fixed wing aircraft, helicopters and unmanned airborne vehicles is a key competence.

The Group also offers the manufacture, maintenance and refurbishment of naval vessels including light strike craft, rapid intervention and off shore patrol vessels at its own facilities.

Paramount’s armored vehicle range currently comprises the Matador and Marauder Mine Protected Vehicles (MPV), the Maverick Internal Security Vehicle (ISV), the Mbombe 6 x 6 Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) and Mbombe 8 x 8, our latest new generation Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV). All vehicles in the range provide exemplary performance in survivability, mobility and firepower and are tested to NATO specifications with independent certification. They are designed to provide the best possible protection against kinetic energy, IED and RPG attacks, ensuring optimum survivability for the crew.

A ground-breaking project from Paramount Aerospace is the MWARI. It is a revolutionary new African-designed and developed aircraft, destined for a significant role in a wide range of military tasks around the world. The two-crew aircraft can carry out a wide range of operations including surveillance, policing, border/coastal patrol and anti-smuggling, armed patrol and counter insurgency operations, disaster relief and emergency supply to remote areas, and intelligence gathering.

South Africa’s strategic position has shaped a long history of naval vessel development and Paramount has a number of well established facilities and dockyards for the design, manufacture, upgrading and refitting of naval vessels. The Group offers the production, maintenance and refurbishment of vessels including light strike craft, rapid intervention vessels, coastal and river patrol vessels, and has established itself as the preferred integrator of specialized weapon and radar and communication systems in this field.



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