Government is looking into reviving the launch facilities at the Overberg Test Range for a possible collaboration with Nasa.
Annual results show state arms company Denel continues to eke out profits, but it hopes exports of weapons to the rest of Africa will change that.
Denel Dynamics is due to absorb micro-satellite manufacturer Sunspace - a deal that will cost the science and technology department R55-million.
Even though Denel is going through challenging times, the private defence manufacturing sector seems to be thriving.
Denel has released the names and images of the South African employees who have been killed after an attack on a United Nations facility in Somalia.
Two South Africans have died in an al-Shabab attack on a United Nations compound in Somalia on Tuesday.
Beleaguered micro-satellite manufacturer SunSpace may be absorbed into Denel Dynamics, part of defence and arms manufacturer Denel.
South Africa's arms manufacturer Denel appears intent on selling missile-carrying drone aircraft to Saudi Arabia.
A Paris-based journal has said Denel intends to sell Saudi Arabia drone aircraft capable of firing missiles.
SAA, Alexkor and Denel have been singled out in a Budget Review document for poor performance.
A total of 523 Denel workers are to be laid off, a claim the company denies, trade union Solidarity has stated.
The public enterprises department says Denel will use a R700-million injection it received this year to ramp up its aerostructures business.
The South African army's new ground-based air defences are ready to be taken to "operational readiness", says the system's developer, Denel.
South African sniffer dogs were being used in West Africa to combat the smuggling of rhino horns and elephant tusks.
Government has tightened the purse strings and its tough stance on bailouts for parastatals seems to be bearing fruit.
Malusi Gigaba says Transnet is soon due to announce its new expansion plans to ease the load on the country's overcrowded rail networks.
One of 12 former South African Air Force fighter aircraft, sold to Ecuador has been quarantined following an unspecified "in-flight" incident.
Appointment of board chair with ties to defence industry does not concern department.
The Public Enterprises Ministry has blamed the media for government's failure to consult leaders of state-owned enterprises before dismissing them.
The South African Chamber of Mines has expressed surprise at the government's decision to appoint Zola Tsotsi as new chairperson of Eskom.