Bosvark SPAAG

The Bosvark self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) evolved to adapt to the harsh Southern African environment.

Ystervark SPAAG

The Ystervark was developed for the requirement for a self-propelled and mine protected vehicle to provide a light anti-aircraft capability

Mamba Mk2 and 3

The Mamba is one of several South African MPVs that have inspired the modern enclosed V-shaped MRAP vehicles used by Western armies today.

Buffel APC/MPV

The South African Buffel was the first armoured personal carrier and mine protected vehicle in service, well proven in combat.

Eland Armoured Car

The Eland was the South African name for the French Panhard AML armoured car. They served in the South African Defence Force from 1962 to the early 1990s.

Tank Technology Demonstrator (TTD)

The 'Tank Technology Demonstrator (TTD)' was a South African project to develop a new Main Battle Tank (MBT). The resultent vehicle never entered service.

Bateleur FV2

The Bateleur is a wheeled Multiple-Launch Rocket System (MLRS) designed in 1989 and emploed by the South African Military.

Olifant Mk2 Main Battle Tank

The design, development and production of the Olifant Mk2 were undertaken to correct the shortcomings of the Olifant Mk1B.


The Badger is the first new ICV in the South African National Defense Force inventory since the Ratel ICV was introduced in 1975. Based upon the Finnish Patria Armored Modular Vehicle, the Badger is the end result of 70% local content and innovation. The SANDF is set to receive 244 vehicles in five variants.


The Rooikat development started back in the 1980s to replace the Ferret armored car used against Angola. 250 built with a 75 or 105 mm gun