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AAD 2016: Show is under surveillance

16th September 2016 - 10:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Pretoria


Reutech is testing its latest radar system by tracking aircraft flying at the AAD exhibition in Pretoria.

The company is developing the system to meet a potential future requirement for South African coastal surveillance and placed its RSR904/906 X-band surveillance radar at Fort Klapperkop, 40km from Waterkloof Air Force Base.

Anthony Green, product strategy executive at Reutech told Shephard that although TransNet National Ports Authority has some coastal radar in discreet locations near ports, South Africa does not have a network of coastal radar for security purposes.

Under President Zuma’s Operation Phakisa, the KwaZulu word for ‘hurry up’, there

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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