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DCD Protected Mobility at Land Forces Africa 2015 from 6 to 7 July 2015 at Heartfelt Arena, Pretoria.  Join us at our stand E09.

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DCD Protected Mobility is well positioned to supply the needs of the international defence markets. Underpinning its long history in the engineering of a range of military vehicles, the company recently completed the delivery of a batch of Husky 2G Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (VMMD) vehicles to a customer in the Middle East. A subsequent order to the same customer is due for delivery by the end of 2015.

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A country in East Africa has awarded a contract to DCD Protected Mobility for the production of Springbuck APC's. This ballistic and landmine protected, all-terrain armoured personnel carrier that ensures crew protection, easy to operate, maintain and repair.

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A two day Land Forces Defence and Security Exhibition was launched on 15 July 2014 by the Minister of Defence and National Service of Tanzania, Mr Hussein Mwinyi.

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The South African company DCD Protected Mobility has unveiled a new type of mine-protected patrol vehicle that it says will be built for the Nigerian Police Force's (NPF's) paramilitary units.

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TWELVE grade 11 and 12 pupils got a chance to be soldiers for a day when they took a drive in a military vehicle as part of Cell C’s Take A Girl Child To Work Day campaign on Thursday last week.

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Africa is becoming a more and more lucrative defence market, with international defence companies chasing deals on the continent.

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Mekahog Limited awarded another contract to supply eight Springbuck APC's to the Nigerian Police.

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During November and December 2013, a group of 10 operators and maintenance personnel from the Nigerian Police Force attended a two week training course at DCD Protected Mobility in Isando and at the Gerotek vehicle testing facility west of Pretoria.

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South Africa’s DCD Protected Mobility is in discussions with Nigeria’s Mekahog Group with an eye to establishing a plant to build the Springbuck armoured personnel carrier...

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During November and December 2013, a group of 10 operators and maintenance personnel from the Nigerian Police Force attended a two week training course at DCD Protected Mobility in Isando and at the Gerotek vehicle testing facility west of Pretoria.

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After concluding a significant delivery to the US Army, local engineering giant DCD is now looking at consolidating its position within the massive G7 defence budgets.

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The South African-based DCD group recently concluded delivery to the US Army of it's flagship defence product, the Husky vehicle mounted mine detector. the programme created more than 1300 local jobs and brought in foreign exchange amounting to R10.3 billion.

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DCD Protected Mobility has completed the final batch of Husky mine detection vehicles for the United States military and is about to ship the vehicles off, the company announced this morning.

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The last batch of Husky Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (VMMD) units from DCD Protected Mobility are poised to be delivered to the United States Army.

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The South Africa-based DCD group has recently concluded delivery to the US Army of its flagship defence product, the Husky Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (“Husky”), in a dedicated build programme that has brought in R10,3 billion in foreign exchange to the South African economy and created 1 320 new local jobs.  The Husky is the US military’s only mandated mine-clearing truck for use in warzones.  

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The international armoured vehicles market is facing challenging times, especially as the US and its partners withdraw from Afghanistan, potentially flooding the market with used vehicles, according to local company DCD Protected Mobility.

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While industry analysts expect the global demand for armoured vehicles to be negatively affected by the withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan, the African market is demonstrating potential for growth in the coming decade.

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Gauteng-based DCD Protected Mobility is a wholly owned South African company and global leader in the design, manufacture and support of special-purpose tactical wheeled vehicles.

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Critical Solutions International (CSI) announced today that the Turkish Army has made a purchase of the two-operator Husky Mark III vehicle to lead its route clearance patrols and infrastructure security.

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On June 27, the Secretary of Defence, Sam Gulube, officially opened DCD Protected Mobility's new R100-million Manufacturing facility in Isando, a 36 000m2purpose built facility for the competitive production of the companies niche range of military vehicles.

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The DCD Group's Protected Mobility division today unveiled a new R100 million facility in Isando near OR Tambo International Airport. The 36 000 square metre property includes 22 000 square metres of factory and office space.

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South African armoured mine protected vehicle manufacturer DCD Protected Mobility believes that there needs to be greater cooperation within the local defence industry and between the industry and the government. The company is part of the DCD Group.

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DEFENCE and Military Veterans Secretary Sam Makhudu Gulube was among luminaries at the unveiling on Thursday of DCD Protected Mobility's new R100m armoured vehicle manufacturing facility in Gauteng.

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Turkey has become the most recent customer to order Husky mine detection vehicles, with DCD Protected Mobility about to deliver four to the country.

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On 18 March 2013 the physical relocation of DCD Protected Mobility from Boksburg to our new premises at 22 Monteer Road in Isando started.

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MTU South Africa (MTU SA), a leading supplier of diesel engines and diesel and gas energy systems in Sub Saharan Africa, is proudly celebrating the 1500th engine delivery to DCD Protected Mobility, a division of DCD (Pty) Ltd, for project Husky.

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DCD Protected Mobility, together with Defence Material Organisation (DMO) & Industry Team for JP154 PH3A - Project NINGAUI and its international partners, CSI International and Niitek, has been awarded the Essington Lewis Trophy for Small to Medium Enterprise Company and DMO Team of the year.

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Mekahog Limited awarded another contract to supply eight Springbuck APC's to the Nigerian Police. DCD PM will deliver these Springbuck IV variants by May 2013.

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The Spanish Army has purchased the Husky Mounted Detection System to detect landmines and improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan.

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CARROLLTON, Texas, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Critical Solutions International (CSI) announced today that the Spanish Army has Procured the Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS TM) with ground penetrating radar as their Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection (VMMD) solution.

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Since the decision was taken to split RSD into two independent business units, namely DCD Protected Mobility and DCD Rolling Stock, we have shared the facility in Victor Street, Industrial Sites, Boksburg East.

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The first annual Blue Ribbon Bakery Soccer tournament was held on Saturday, 1 December 2012 at the Temba Soccer Stadium. DCD Protected Mobility was one of the main sponcors.

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DCD's Mining & Energy cluster, supplying products and components for mining activities and power generation plants, has bedded down exceptionally well following the 2012 restructure of the group and is well positioned to achieve growth across all its market segments in 2013.

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DCD Protected Mobility (Hall 6, Stand 6C38), has acquired the Springbuck 4x4 armoured personnel carrier (APC) range from Drakensburg Truck Manufacturers and has begun marketing these home-grown vehicles alongside it's existing range of products for the defence and security sectors.

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DCD Protected mobility has aquired the Springbuck Armoured Personal Carrier (APC) range from the Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers and has begun marketing these home-grown vehicles along side it's existing range of sustainable products for the defence and security sectors.

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The army acquired  them at a cost of ten million euros chargeable to the foreign missions fund.

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Since 2006 SA's army arms industry exports have soared. But, without more support from the defence force, growth could become hard to sustain writes Stafford Thomas.

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